New Position Open
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - South Asia
North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-3220. The Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill invites applications from outstanding scholars for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in any aspect of the contemporary geography of South Asia.
A Ph.D. degree in Geography or a related field is required by date of employment. The position will begin in July/August, 2009. The person hired will be expected to develop research and teaching initiatives relating to their thematic interests and South Asia. The Department has a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary, and international research and teaching, and provides opportunities for interactions with other academic units, including the Global Education Center, Carolina Population Center , Center for Urban and Regional Studies, and the Carolina Institute for the Environment. The position is part of an exciting South Asia initiative at UNC in conjunction with nearby institutions Duke University, North Carolina State University, and North Carolina Central University, and the individual hired will have the opportunity to participate in the Carolina Asia Center (http://www.carolinaasiacenter.unc.edu/) and the North Carolina Center for South Asia Studies (http://www.jhfc.duke.edu/csas/events/index.php?cal=csas&startdate=1900-01-01&enddate=2007-05-18).
Qualified applicants should submit an application including their CV online at: http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers/ Search for positions listed in Geography. Additional application materials, including a letter of application, a statement of research and teaching interests and experience, two samples of writing, and three letters of reference may be uploaded at the above website or sent to: Barbara Taylor, Administrative Manager, Department of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill, CB #3220, Saunders Hall, Chapel Hill NC 27599-3220. Deadline for receipt of applicants is 1 November 2008.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.