Assistant Professor in Geography and/or Anthropology
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Position Location: Southeastern, WI
The Geography and Anthropology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Geography and/or Anthropology, scheduled to start in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Responsibilities include teaching either introductory anthropology or introductory geography courses; GIS courses; as well as other courses as needed and in keeping with the applicant’s knowledge and competence. This position will teach 24 credits annually (4/4 standard fall/spring course teaching load) in the Geography and Anthropology programs. This position will teach classes in both the undergraduate and graduate programs as assigned by the Geography and Anthropology Department Chair. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the summer and winterim semesters may be available in both programs for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Geography and Anthropology Department. The focus of this position is expected to establish and maintain an active research program in their field, either Anthropology or Geography, with emphasis on incorporating research into the classroom. In addition, the position will be expected to contribute service to UW-Parkside, the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies, the Geography and Anthropology Department, their profession and community including advising students in the Geography or Anthropology programs.
A Ph.D. in anthropology, Geography, or related discipline
Expertise in and Ability to teach new and existing GIS courses
Ability to teach introductory courses in either Anthropology or Human Geography
Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate courses in modern human biocultural diversity
Teach Introduction to Culture and Environmental Sustainability
Any of the following areas of expertise:
Medical Anthropology or Medical Geography
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UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- ...generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.