Assistant Professor of Geography

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Geography
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 10/1/2013
Hire Date: 1/2014 or 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Geography, beginning either early-January or mid-August 2014. ABD required, PhD desired.  Area of specialization is open; preference will be given to broadly-trained candidates in human geography with some experience in economic and historical geography. Experience in Geographic Information Systems is required. Applicants will be required to teach introductory surveys in geography as well as upper-division, specialized courses. Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching and undergraduate education. Send letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation by October 1, 2013 to Dr. Jeff Woods, Geography Search Committee, Arkansas Tech University, Department of History and Political Science, WPN 255, Russellville, AR 72801. Questions should be directed to Dr. Woods at Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE