Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2023 04:00 PM


Posting Details Position Information Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor - Economic Geography Posting Number P1411F Position Summary Information Job Description Summary The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track open rank (Assistant/Associate Professor) faculty position in Economic Geography, beginning fall semester 2024. The department is particularly interested in applicants doing innovative research at the nexus of development economics, geography, and environmental studies. More specifically candidates who apply economic methods, within a quantitative or mixed methods framework, to evaluate contemporary environment and development issues within particular regional contexts. Topics include the economic dimensions of environmental issues such as climate change, urbanization, energy supply and infrastructure, water policy, environmental justice, and extractive industries. We seek a researcher involved in global international economic research with a strong quantitative background, which will enable new collaboration across campus and seek external funding. We particularly welcome applications from researchers specialized in areas such as quantitative-economic geography, spatial epistemological, econometric modeling, sociology and spatial statistics. As part of our Geology and Geography Masters programs and interdisciplinary Earth System Science PhD program, the successful candidate will teach economic geography, survey methodologies and geo-statistical courses to expand the skillsets of our students. Appointment rank will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The successful candidate is expected to develop a rigorous, externally funded research program, publish scholarly work, and advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students. Applications must include: 1) the applicant’s curriculum vitae, 2) copies of transcripts, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references, as well as up to 2 pages each for: 4) a cover letter/letter of interest, 5) a statement of research interests, and 6) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. The addition of an inclusion statement describing how past and/or planned contributions to teaching, research, and/or service will serve to advance the mission of the College of Sciences and Mathematics in creating an inclusive environment would be highly desirable. The College of Sciences and Mathematics is committed to providing resources to enhance awareness and appreciation of cultural and individual diversity, promote community, and prepare students, faculty, and staff to have a global impact in STEM ( To apply please go to, complete the online form and upload the required application documents. Applicants are encouraged to visit the AU website to learn more about Auburn University and Geosciences program Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please visit the following link for more information: Minimum Qualifications Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in geosciences, geography, economics, applied economics, anthropology, sociology or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employment begins and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. Desired Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin January 8th and will continue until a candidate accepts appointment. Posting Detail Information Open Date Close Date EEO Statement AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Open Until Filled No References required for this position? Yes If yes, minimum number requested 3

Price - 52800 - 66800

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5110412141 Auburn

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