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Kansas Employer Assistant Professor - Geography / Geography Program Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas

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mmary of Responsibilities

The Department of History at Wichita State University invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Geography Program Director, with a focus on human environmental interactions from a human geography perspective, to be hired at the assistant professor level, with astart date of Aug. 4, 2025.The selected candidate will have a 3/3 teaching load and will teach World Geography, Human Geography, and Regional Geographies (Asia, Latin America, Europe) as part of the general education curriculum and certificate programs and will network with other faculty usingGISas part of theGIScertificate program. Additional courses can be created based on ones area of specialization. Other responsibilities include recruiting and advising geography minors and providing service to the department, college, and university. The selected candidate will also initiate and maintain an active research agenda.

\ Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support theWSUVision, Mission, and Values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thought, and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.\ \ To apply, complete the application which includes contact information for at least 3 references; upload your Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter that discusses evidence of your teaching and research area, a separate teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and a statement regarding inclusive excellence.

Minimum Education

Ph.D in Geography or related field by hire date

Minimum Experience

- - Experience with ArcGIS - Evidence of research agenda

US Export Compliance Requirement

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Ability to work and communicate with diverse population
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Potential for scholarly activity
  • Knowledge of World Geography, Human Geography, and Regional Geographies
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches