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Assistant Professor of Geography, Dept. of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences seeks a tenure-track, assistant professor in economic geography/regional science for an August 2015 appointment. This position is in support of a multi departmental cluster hiring initiative by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the areas of Human and Social Capital, Innovation, & Quality of Life.  At the time of appointment, the successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in geography, regional science, urban planning, applied economics or related field. Qualified candidates will have primary expertise in applied and empirical industrial/ commercial/retail location analysis, geographies of consumption, or an area related to the economic geography of intra-regional locational analysis. Desirable experience includes one or more of the following: (a) expertise in housing policy, (b) the geography and policy of entrepreneurship and innovation, and (c) social network analysis. Also desired is experience in teaching in a diverse classroom setting. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a robust and sustainable externally funded research program and contribute doctoral level courses in applied economic geography in the Ph.D. in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis, M.A. in Geography and the interdisciplinary Public Policy Ph.D. programs, as well as appropriate undergraduate courses as needed.  The successful applicant  is expected to be actively engaged in the academic community of the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences and the Public Policy Ph.D. program via participation and leadership through advising and mentoring students, service at the program, College, University, community and professional levels, and programmatic governance.      

UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and ADVANCE institution. Applications from women, minorities and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, responding to the required and desired qualifications listed above, a current vita, at least one writing sample, and graduate level transcripts to http://jobs.uncc.eduwhere they will find a full position description. Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to Harrison Campbell, Search Committee Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, contact Harrison Campbell at 704-687-5997, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or view our department website at http://www.geoearth.uncc.edu/.  

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