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Tenure-Track position, Human/Cultural/Historical Geography
Title:  Tenure-Track position, Human/Cultural/Historical Geography
Category:  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Employer:  Eastern Michigan University
Deadline:  1/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
Post Date:  11/4/2010 12:00:00 AM
Location:  Ypsilanti, Michigan
Contact:  Dr. Yichun Xie, Chair Search Committee for Human/Cultural/Historical Geographic Education Specialist. Department of Geography and Geology email: yxie@emich.edu
Describe:  Tenure-Track position, Human/Cultural/Historical Geography with an emphasis in Geographic Education, Department of Geography and Geology, College of Arts and Sciences, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan The Department of Geography and Geology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Geographic Education with complementary interests in human, cultural or historical geography. This is a full-time position in the Geography Program to begin September, 2011. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. is preferred, but candidates who have earned an MA/MS plus significant additional credit in Geography, or a related field are welcome. The successful candidate must commit to developing and implementing coursework to address the high geographic standards of Michigan’s Grade Level and High School Content Expectations. In addition to geographic education course development and teaching, candidates are expected to teach in their areas of expertise. Other responsibilities include advising of geography education majors/minors, work across campus to strengthen teacher training, and working to improve the teaching of geography. The GEOGRAPHY program at Eastern Michigan University is the oldest active program west of the Appalachian Mountains. The department is internationally known for its growing expertise in GIS, both for teacher training, both face-to-face and online. EMU’s Institute for Geospatial Research and Education provides a platform for work with teachers nationwide, and has long-term partnerships with many school districts, including Detroit Public Schools. Applicants should send a letter of application that includes a statement of qualifications and teaching and research interests; a detailed curriculum vitae that includes education, publications, teaching, and research experience; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references familiar with your teaching and research experience and/or potential. Send applications or requests for further information to: Posting FA111120E Academic Human Resources, 202 Boone Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. The review of applications will begin January 17, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Eastern Michigan University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The Department especially encourages application from minorities and women. Eastern Michigan University is located between Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is one of the largest producers of K-12 teachers in the country. For additional information about the university see our website: www.emich.edu Dr. Yichun Xie, Chair Search Committee for Human/Cultural/Historical Geographic Education Specialist. Department of Geography and Geology email: yxie@emich.edu
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