The Department of Geography in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography in the area of digital mapping to begin July 2019. The position is a 12-month appointment to support our year-round, online graduate programs in digital mapping: New Maps Plus (NMP; http://newmapsplus.uky.edu/).
A PhD degree in geography is required at the time of appointment.
Interested applicants should submit: - A cover letter and an up to date CV (upload as one document under CV) - A teaching statement highlighting (a) relevant experience with teaching online and (b) tactics used to create rich learning experiences online (upload under Specific Request 1) - A short statement describing research interests related to digital mapping and online education (upload under Specific Request 2) - The names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
PhD in Geography
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