Florida State University — Assistant Professor in Black Geographies

The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Black geographies with a focus on the African American experience to begin August 2020. Scholars who work outside the U.S. (e.g. the Latin American, Afro-Carribean, and other diasporic contexts) and are making strong theoretical and empirical connections with the African-American experience, are also encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to pursue research, secure external funding, and teach courses for two academic programs, Geography and African American Studies. Teaching will include at least one course in the African American Studies core curriculum, a second course at the nexus of race and geography, and other courses in the geography curriculum. The tenure home will be in the Department of Geography. Specific research specialization is open, and can include: Black historical, cultural, political, economic, feminist, or queer geographies, as well as the racialization of space, housing, busing, policing and incarceration, environmental justice, health geographies, urban community development, and/or geographies of racial justice. We welcome applications that complement existing department strengths. Salary and benefits are highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A PhD in geography or a related area is required. If qualified and interested in the position as advertised, please apply to Florida State University at jobs.fsu.edu by September 6, 2019. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Job Opening ID 46002.
Title: Assistant Professor 9 Month Salaried- Black Geographies

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a vita. Required application elements include a cover letter, a 2-page research, a 2-page teaching statement, and CV with names and contact details of 3 referees. Letters of reference are not required at this time. Include the names and contact information for three referees in your cover letter. Florida State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion (diversity.fsu.edu). The College of Social Sciences & Public Policy seeks individuals dedicated to excellence in teaching and research with a strong commitment to equity and inclusiveness, reflective of the diversity of our student body. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. We especially encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace. Please contact Dr. Tyler McCreary (tmccreary@fsu.edu) with questions or for additional information.

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