Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography to begin September 1, 2017.
Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in geography (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.
Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department. Preference will be given to a candidate who can contribute to existing interdisciplinary programs in African Studies; Latin America, Latina/o, and Caribbean Studies; or Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies.
Major/Essential Functions: The annual teaching load will be seven courses, one of which will be a January experiential course. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Fundamentals of GIS, Economic Geography of Development and Underdevelopment, World Geography, and two courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), evidence of teaching excellence (such as syllabi and course evaluations), and names and contact information for three referees. The cover letter should be addressed to:
Dr. Anna Versluis, Chair
Department of Geography
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
Application information is also available at https://gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at https://gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Anna Versluis at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet