Department of Geography and Geology

Assistant Professor - Applied Geography/Geospatial Analysis

Vacancy #13F035
Position #6025

The Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Geography / Geospatial Analysis to begin August 2013. We seek an individual who applies geospatial techniques to geographic problems at the interface of nature and society, such as natural hazards, natural resources, coastal processes, global change studies, or urban/rural development.The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels in applied geography and a topical or regional research specialty, to recruit and advise graduate students, to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, and to complement our emerging directions and strengths in GIS/Remote sensing, coastal processes, geohazards, and paleoclimatology.  A Ph.D. in geography, geoscience, or a related field is required.

To apply, complete the online application at A letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references should be uploaded as MS Word or PDF files.For questions concerning the position, contact search committee chair Dr. Joanne Halls at For questions concerning the online application process, contact Ms. Cathy Morris,, (910) 962-3736. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information see

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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