Assistant Professor, Global Environment (Tenure Track)

University of Oklahoma - Norman
  • Location
    Norman, Oklahoma
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 28

Position description

The University of Oklahoma’s Department of International and Area Studies, a multidisciplinary academic department in the expanding College of International Studies, invites applications for a new Assistant Professor position focused on the global environment beginning August 2018. We are particularly interested in candidates working on the historical, social, political, economic or geographic dimensions of environmental issues, climate change, and social movements for addressing environmental and climate challenges.

The person hired for this position will teach thematic undergraduate and MA-level courses in their area of expertise, including courses that are global or regional in focus. We hope to welcome a new colleague with a demonstrated commitment to fostering inclusion and mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

The Department of International and Area Studies (IAS) offers seven undergraduate degrees to approximately 360 majors and minors, and an MA in International Studies with 40 students enrolled. The Department has 20 full-time faculty with collective research strengths in the areas of development, security, and national identity. For more information, please visit the IAS website at https://www.ou.edu/content/cis/ias.html.  The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a comprehensive public research university with a Carnegie classification of very high research activity known for excellence in teaching and research. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.  Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. For more information, visit http://www.ou.edu/flipbook and www.ou.edu/publicaffairs/oufacts.html.

The teaching load will be two courses per semester (2-2). Salary is competitive.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. We are particularly interested in scholars working on the historical, social, political, economic or geographic dimensions of environmental issues, climate change, and social movements for addressing environmental and climate challenges. The person hired for this position will teach thematic undergraduate and MA-level courses in their area of expertise, including courses that are global or regional in focus.

Application instructions

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