Lecturer, Geography and Planning (University at Albany-SUNY)

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Job title: Lecturer, Geography and Planning (University at Albany-SUNY)
Hiring institution: University at Albany
Location: Albany, New York | United States
Application deadline: Open until filled

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Department of Geography and Planning at the University at Albany-SUNY invites applications for a Full-time Lecturer in Geography with a focus on Globalization Studies, to begin January 5, 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate classes to majors and non-majors, and for directing the Globalization Study program or other undergraduate programs in the Department.  Additional responsibilities include student advisement, campus and community outreach, and collaboration with full-time and part-time faculty on research and outreach projects. Applicants are expected to demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a diverse undergraduate population.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Geography or related disciplines from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization by January 2023
  • Applicants must address in their application the ability to work with a culturally diverse population
  • Have at least 5 years of college teaching experience

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Lecturer (10 months)

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Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=155012

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Interest
  • Writing sample or publication
  • Available evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, student evaluations, and/or teaching statement)
  • Contact information for three references

Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

Returning ApplicantsLogin to your UAlbany Careers Account to check your completed application.

A review of applications will start on November 25, 2022 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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