Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Geography and Geology

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 
Tenure Track Assistant Professor beginning August 2014
. Ph.D. required; ABD considered.  Prior teaching experience with undergraduates preferred.  The department seeks a Geographer with expertise in Remote Sensing OR Cartography that complement but not duplicate strengths in environmental geography.  Desirable specialties include but are not limited to spatial analysis and modeling, LIDAR, cartographic design, or web cartography.  Technical expertise in GIS is required.

Teaching duties will include core courses in the general education curriculum (e.g. Human-Environmental Problems) and courses in Cartography and Remote Sensing.  The candidate is also expected to develop upper-level courses in areas of expertise and to have an active research agenda, seek external research funding, and publish scholarly articles.  This position requires a strong commitment to undergraduate education, which includes involvement in the department’s internship program and the University’s undergraduate research program.  The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and the College of Letters and Sciences are strongly committed to the internationalization of the curriculum and to preparing students to be global citizens.  Candidates with international expertise and/or field experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

UW-Whitewater is a comprehensive public university with an enrollment of 12,000 students. It offers high quality, career-oriented programs integrated with a general education curriculum. The institution is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  The position offers the opportunity to join and contribute to a vibrant undergraduate program with approximately 100 geography majors.  The department also plays a key role in the recently developed interdisciplinary environmental science degree.  Located within a community of 15,000 residents near the Kettle Moraine in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within commuting distance of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.  The Geography and Geology Department features updated instructional labs and classrooms and research facilities.

Send letter of application highlighting teaching and research interests, qualifications and experience, curriculum vitae, non-certified transcripts, and three letters of reference electronically to Dr. John D. Frye, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Geography and Geology.  Voice 262-472-5270. Fax 262-472-5238. Email fryej@uww.edu.  Evaluation of applicants will begin on December 6, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
UW-Whitewater is an AA/EEO Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, underrepresented groups, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  Criminal background check required.