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Visiting Assistant Professor (Position #35450)

Posted On: Monday, February 22, 2016
Position Type: Faculty
College/Division: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: Geography
Contact: VAP-Met Search | dsibley@niu.edu


Northern Illinois University. The Department of Geography invites applications for an anticipated Visiting Assistant Professor position. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. We seek a broadly trained atmospheric scientist with a background in synoptic meteorology/ climatology. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate meteorology program and have opportunity to teach a seminar in own specialty. Multidisciplinary interests in geography, environmental studies, Southeast Asian studies, or Latin American studies especially welcome. Appointment will be for the 2016-2017 academic year. http://www.niu.edu/geog.


Ph.D. required at time of appointment.


Review of applications will begin on April 13, 2016. Preference will be given to applications received prior to that date; however applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application; a curriculum vita; available evidence of teaching experience and teaching quality; publications or examples of writing; and arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to: VAP-Met Search in care of dsibley@niu.edu.

Northern Illinois University’s Department of Geography is interested in and values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

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