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We are hiring:
Assistant Professor of Medical Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Medical Geography. The appointment is available starting July 2017.  Specialties can include but are not limited to population health, spatial epidemiology, climate and health, and mathematical modeling for disease transmission.  The successful candidate will develop a vibrant undergraduate and graduate program, publish in the top journals, and have a track record (or potential for recent Ph.D.) of robust research funding.  The Department has a strong commitment to inter-disciplinary and international research and teaching, and provides opportunities for interactions with other academic units, including the Water Institute (, the Carolina Population Center (, the Institute for the Environment (, the Gillings School of Global Public Health (, the Southeast Regional Climate Center ( and the UNC School of Medicine. All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and names (only) of four references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to provide four letters of reference immediately thereafter.

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The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.