The Department of Geography at Bucknell University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August 2020. We seek a broadly-trained human geographer able to contribute three courses per semester in economic geography, critical development studies, introductory human geography, and/or health geographies. Applicants should have specialization(s) in the global south, uneven development, globalization, human dimensions of environmental change, or related topics. The department and university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and are therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We invite applicants to discuss their pedagogical approaches and experience regarding diversity and inclusiveness in the cover letter.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in Geography by the start of the appointment, though advanced ABD status will be considered. To apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu and submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy and syllabi if available), and provide contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on March 16 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information contact the department chair, Duane Griffin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
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About Bucknell University
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.