The Department of Human Resources

Tenure Track Position in Geography

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 10,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Geography at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position to begin in the Fall 2014 semester at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications. Ph.D. in Geography preferred, ABD in geography within one year of completion may be considered. Applicants must have relevant training and two years (or equivalent) of college-level teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and lab, and Advanced GIS. Experience teaching Remote Sensing of the Environment and lab is highly desired. Ability to teach other undergraduate courses in Physical and Environmental Geography may be necessary to complete a 12 hour per semester teaching load. A successful classroom demonstration and interview(s) are required.

Send a letter of application highlighting substantive training and teaching experience and ability. Also, submit a curriculum vitae, transcript(s) of all college-level work (unofficial acceptable for application, official required prior to appointment), and three letters of reference to: Dr. Richard A. Crooker, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA 19530. Review of applications will begin March 3, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. No electronic submissions will be accepted.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.