Assistant Professor of Historical Geography--Fall 2023

Fairleigh Dickinson University

United States

December 31, 2022


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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Historical Geography--Fall 2023

Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ Department: Social Sciences & History-Metro Hiring Manager: Benjamin Rifkin Hiring Manager Title: Dean, Becton College College: Becton College Position Type: Faculty Grade: Faculty FLSA: Exempt Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Salary: Commensurate with Experience Status: Full-Time Months Worked: 9 Month Job Summary:

Fairleigh Dickinson University's Department of Social Sciences and History on the University's Metropolitan campus in Teaneck and Hackensack, NJ, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Geography with specialization in Historical and Political Geography to begin Fall 2023. The ideal candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate courses including introductory geography and other general education courses for students enrolled in the Becton College of Arts & Sciences and Peter Sammartino School of Education (and seeking NJ licensure to teach Social Studies in Elementary or Middle School), Global Information System (GIS) courses for students enrolled in the University's new BA in Environmental Studies, and upper division courses in their specialization. Fields of expertise and scholarly interest may include histories or geographies of capitalism, colonialism, decolonization, race, slavery, migration, religion, or gender and sexuality, or environment. A commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to the university are required for this position.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography, Historical Geography, or History by the time of appointment.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Review of applications will begin in September 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 31, 2022. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applications and supporting documents (cv, letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi) are to be sent by e-mail to:

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For more information, contact:

Prof. Gary Darden, Chair, School of Social Sciences and History

Prof. Chris Rasmussen, Deputy Chair, School of Social Sciences and History

Preferred Qualifications: Hours Worked Posting Date: 07/19/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile

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Required Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Other Document