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University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Assistant Professor

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in the area ofHuman-Environment Interactionsto begin in August 2020. We seek a Human Geographer focused on environment-society topics such as energy and resources, environmental justice, food and agriculture, natural hazards, social vulnerability, urbanization and development, and/or water resources. Candidates should demonstrate rigorous and innovative theoretical, methodological and public engagement/communication components to their social science research. We also seek candidates committed to excellent teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will be expected to teach four courses (2/2) per academic year that may include undergraduate classes such as/Environment, Society and Sustainability/and/Introduction to Human Geography/as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization. Candidates must have a PhD in geography or related discipline at the time of appointment and maintain an active research program that yields publications and external grant submissions.

The new faculty member will be expected to contribute to the many thriving academic degree programs within GES, which include a BA in Geography (160 majors), a MA in Applied Geography and Geospatial Science (40 students), a MS in Environmental Sciences (50 students) and a newly redesigned interdisciplinary PhD program (10 students).The GES department also contains a number of cutting-edge facilities, which include several geospatial, physical science and research laboratories. More details can be found on the GES website athttp://clas.ucdenver.edu/ges.CU Denver is a public research university located in the heart of downtown Denver, yet only minutes away from the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Our diverse student body includes over 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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Diversity and Equity:**

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Geography or related field

Required Competencies:

  • Evidence of potential for excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant Professor

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 17211