Assistant Professor in Human Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder

The Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professorship, tenure-track position in Human Geography, beginning in August 2012. Candidates should have a research specialization in development geography and field experience in one of these regions: Africa, the Arab world, South Asia or Southeast Asia. The successful candidate will regularly teach the undergraduate class on development geography and a regional geography course as part of the normal load (3 courses per year for research-active faculty). The successful candidate will also rotate into the large introductory human geography courses, teach undergraduate and graduate classes in his/her specialty and contribute to the Developing Areas study certificate program. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by August 15, 2012.

Applications are accepted electronically at, posting #xxxxx, and should include an application letter, a curriculum vitae, up to three relevant reprints of publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 1-2 page statements of research and teaching plans. You also must provide the names and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Full position description is available at Review of
applications will begin on December 1, 2011
and will continue till the post is filled.

The University of Colorado at Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. See for more information about the geography department at CU.

For further information and informal enquiries, please contact the Chair of the search committee, John O’Loughlin (