Texas A&M Geography is hiring TWO (2) Physical Geographers (Assistant or Associate Tenure Track) this fall. Please let me know if you have questions.
Research specializations should complement existing departmental strengths in biogeography, climatology, and/or geomorphology. Combinations of research expertise among these specialties are encouraged as well as the integration with geospatial technologies. Essential characteristics include publications commensurate with experience; demonstrated capability to secure external funding; ability to contribute to GIS research and teaching; and the ability to strengthen the graduate program in Geography through course offerings and mentoring students. Candidates should have the potential for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, and a have strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. These two positions are part of a group of tenure-track lines to be filled over the coming year, as we are also searching for three human geographers.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three confidential reference letters to be submitted to apply.interfolio.com/36217. We will begin reviewing applications on September 21, 2016. Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented ethnic groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy to address the needs of dual-career partners (advance.tamu.edu/dual-career-program-information/).
We have the honor to welcome you to ReTES conference: the annual scientific event that Human and Economic Geography Department is organizing in behalf of Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest on:
“Re-shaping Territories, Environment and Societies: New Challenges for Geography”
The hosting institution aims to organize ReTES as a forum of discussions for geographers and all the specialists in the related fields. The organizers’ main objective is to generate a suitable environment for exchanging ideas and practice between the areas of applied research and teaching in both higher or school education.
ReTES is expected to provide the scientific context for debates on: relevant theories related to the current process Geography is undergoing: re-thinking its own paradigm. Therefore, the issues of geographical theory, philosophy or methodology are at the core of the event. In extension debates will focus on: space and place, natural/physical environment, global changes, economic crisis, environmental crisis, water crisis and global warming, policy development, political dimensions in developing societies, development forecasting, project implementation and field educational reform challenges for both, the Romanian environment and other European countries.
ReTES dates and venue:
November 18 – 19, 2016
Aula Biblioteca Central Universitara ‘Carol I”/ Aula of Carol I
Central University Library of Bucharest 88 Calea Victoriei, Piața Revoluției, Bucharest, sector 1, 010027, Romania