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Job Status :   Full Time, Employee
Company :   University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Posting Date :   July 19
Closing Date :   OPEN
Relevant Experience :   0 Year(s)
Number of Positions :   1
Location :   La Crosse, Wisconsin
Category :   Academia and Education
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Reference Number :   0600624


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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Assistant Professor - Physical Geography

Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure track appointment in Physical Geography, to begin January or August 2014. PhD. in Geography, or related field, required at time of appointment. The Department of Geography and Earth Science at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse seeks a physical geographer with expertise in soil science and/or geomorphology. Application of GIS in physical geography is desirable, including teaching and research with the department's geospatial technology, including terrestrial LIDAR. Primary teaching responsibilities include introductory physical geography/earth science and upper level classes in geomorphology, soil morphology and genesis, geographic field methods and/or in area of specialization. Research specializations given special consideration may include any of the following: terrestrial and airborne LIDAR applications, geoarchaeology and/or soil science.

Applicants are expected to maintain an active research program in an undergraduate setting, and be committed to high quality teaching. Secondary responsibilities include advising undergraduate students, supervision of undergraduate research, and service to the department and university.

The Department of Geography and Earth Science values diversity and faculty who bring diverse experiences to their teaching. The university, and the college in which the Department is housed, provide strong research support for faculty. UW-La Crosse is also a leader in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and actively promotes involvement by its faculty in high quality undergraduate research.  

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