Tenure-Stream Position – Elizabeth May Chair in Sustainability and Environment – Dalhousie University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Dalhousie University invites applications for the Elizabeth May Chair in Sustainability and Environmental Health, an endowed tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Science provides a dynamic setting for innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship that addresses important societal challenges related to the interaction of earth system processes and human development.

We are seeking an exceptional emerging scholar whose academic activities in research and teaching are focused at the intersection of earth systems science, human use of resources and sustainable development with consequences for human population health. We are particularly interested in applicants who have established scholarship in the area of One Health and/or Exposure Science, who employ or have experience in the application of spatial methods, and who can contribute expertise to departmental and university-wide geospatial information science and technology certificates and programs. Finally, we are especially interested in candidates whose research aligns with at least one of the Dalhousie University priority research areas (Ocean Studies; Advanced Materials and Clean Technology; Health and Wellness; and Governance, Society and Culture)

Eligible applicants must hold a doctoral degree, must demonstrate research excellence and productivity, have the potential to attain external grant funding for their research program, and have a strong interest and aptitude for the teaching and mentoring of students. Ideally candidates will have training in the environmental sciences, public or population health science and demonstrate competency in the application of epidemiologic principles and associated analytical methods required to explore associations between environmental conditions and health outcomes.

The successful candidate will contribute to innovative, interdisciplinary environment and health research and will be expected to cooperate and work with other researchers, drawing on and building research strengths and capacity, ideally in alignment with Dalhousie’s Research and Innovation Strategic Direction, and the Strategic Plan for the Faculty of Science. Ultimately, the Chair will provide leadership and inspiration through collaborative research, outreach, student engagement, and the development of relationships with communities and cultures within and external to Dalhousie University.

Please submit the following information via PeopleAdmin:
• a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position;
• a curriculum vitae;
• a maximum two-page document describing the candidate’s proposed research program;
• sample publications (a maximum of two);
• a one-page statement describing teaching philosophy and teaching interests; and
• the contact information for at least three referees with knowledge of your work and/or recognized expertise in your discipline. Letters of reference will be solicited by the Search Committee for long-listed candidates and should not be sent with the initial application.

Assessment of applications will begin on 13th November 2020 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. The appointment will be effective 1st July 2021 or as negotiated.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit https://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie University is recognized internationally for our world-class academic programs and as one of Canada’s leading research institutions. Dalhousie welcomes talented scholars to our home by the ocean and to join our mission to make a lasting impact through the discovery, advancement and sharing of knowledge. The Department represents the recent merger between the Environmental Sciences Program and the Department of Earth Sciences and is currently in a faculty growth phase. The main campus is situated in Halifax – a city known for its vibrant spirit, rich history, and scenic waterfront. Information about the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, current faculty, and research and teaching programmes can be found at: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/earth-environmental-sciences.html.

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Assistant Professor of Geography, Middlebury College, MIDDLEBURY, VT

The Department of Geography invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position beginning fall 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geography or related fields by the start of fall 2020.

We seek candidates who can:

  1. contribute regularly to the teaching of our introductory GIS curriculum, and
  2. offer electives that complement our current course offerings in the candidate’s thematic, regional, and/or methodological areas of expertise. For example, we would welcome foci on the Global South and marginalized peoples, geographies of health and energy, and critical geography, but these are not exclusive – we are open to a wide array of areas of expertise.

For more information about Geography at Middlebury, please visit our departmental website. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4.5 courses per year depending upon enrollments, contact hours, and labs. Candidates will also contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. More information about living and working in the Middlebury area can be found here.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: 1) a letter of application addressed to the search committee chair, Peter Nelson; 2) statement of teaching and research plans, 3) one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion, 4) curriculum vitae, 5) names and contact information for three references whom we may contact for letters of recommendation.

To apply for this position, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/66204. The application deadline is
October 15, 2019.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on
Middlebury’s background check policy can be found here.


Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, invites applications for the position of Professor of Geography (1966) to provide strong academic leadership in research, teaching and supervision in the discipline of Geography within the School of Natural Sciences.

The successful applicant will be a world-class geographer with research interests which complement and extend existing research and teaching strengths in the Department. We are particularly interested in candidates who can add to research strengths relating to environmental change and its impacts on society, including earth and planetary surface processes, climate change, natural hazards and biogeography.

An exceptional track record in publication and research funding success is expected and the appointee will be expected to attain national and international research funding (e.g. EU Horizon 2020, ERC, SFI, EPA, DAFM) and lead a dynamic research group with international recognition. In addition, the successful applicant will provide leadership for innovative teaching practice across geography programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The appointee will provide leadership in terms of promoting the new Geography and Geoscience undergraduate degree and will enhance research-led teaching with a particular focus on increasing opportunities for internationalising participation in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The Professor of Geography will also enhance the profile of Geography within the university and on national and international stages. The Professor of Geography will provide vision and leadership across research, teaching and administration.

For more information, click here.

Informal Enquiries
Interested applicants may contact the following persons by e-mail, in the first instance, with informal enquiries:

Professor Patrick Wyse Jackson, Head of School of Natural Sciences: wysjcknp@tcd.ie
Professor Pádraig Carmody, Head of Discipline of Geography: carmodyp@tcd.ie


The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites
applications for one tenure-stream appointment in Geomatics.

For more information, click here.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Global China and/or Migration

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Global
China and/or Migration in the Faculty of Social Sciences (as tenure home) and the
Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong.

For more information, click here.


Faculty position available at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Population Center

Associate or Full Professor – Demography/Population Studies

For more information, click here.


Two PhD positions available in a new research group on tropical biogeochemistry at Augsburg University, Germany

Uni Augsburg: PhD position in Physical Geography / Plant & Soil Ecology including field work in Tropical Africa

For more information, click here.

Uni Augsburg: PhD position in Physical Geography / Soil Biogeochemistry including field work in Tropical Africa

For more information, click here.


PostDoc position for Geographer/Geo-Informatics:

WU offers the following position: PostDoc position for Geographer/Geo-Informatics for the geospatial assessment of global raw material extraction and related environmental and social impacts

Position initially limited to 3 years; 30-40 h/week
Starting on January 1st, 2018

Please download more information here.


Professor of Geography position available:

Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, is seeking to recruit a new Professor of Geography within the School of Social Sciences. Applications close Friday 21 April 2017, 11:55pm AEST.

Click here for more information.


Assistant Professor or Associate Professor positions available:

  • In Human Geography (Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group)
    • To find out more, click here
  • In Physical Geography (Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group)
    • To find out more, click here

The National Institute of Education (NIE) is among the world’s top education institutes, recognised for its excellence in teacher education and educational research. NIE has played a key and pivotal role in shaping and developing Singapore’s teaching profession and landscape through evidence-informed, practice-focused and values-based programmes and initiatives.

An autonomous institute situated within the research-intensive Nanyang Technological University, NIE is consistently ranked within the top 15 in the world for research impact in the field of Education.

The Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group (HSSE) at the National Institute of Education in Singapore combines the expertise of scholars and experienced education specialists in history, geography and social studies to deliver impactful research and teacher education programmes. They offer an extensive range of courses focused on both classroom pedagogy and disciplinary content relevant to history, geography, and social studies educators, curriculum specialists, undergraduate teaching scholars and higher degree students. HSSE scholarship in educational practice ─ as well as in the disciplines of history, geography, and social studies ─ is relevant to a range of 21st Century issues fundamental to the preparation of professionals interested in academic careers, school leadership and educational specialisations. HSSE also has several collaborative projects focused on digital humanities, sustainability, and disciplinary thinking that focus on innovations designed to lead practice and guide change in education.


STeDe Joint Masters Degree

Master Degree course (120 ECTS credits) in two academic years. Each course unit and educational activity is offered in the seven participating universities through a specific mobility scheme for the students: each participant will study in at least 3 different countries.

To find out more, please download the brochure.


Professor of Geography, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts

The University

Monash University seeks to improve the human condition by advancing knowledge and fostering creativity. It does so through research and education and a commitment to social justice, human rights and a sustainable environment.

The Opportunity

The School of Social Sciences (SoSS) at Monash University is seeking to appoint a Professor of Geography charged with overseeing the excellence and development of the discipline of geography at Monash University, both within SoSS and through building collaborations across institutional units.

Monash University is at the forefront of Australian higher education, a member of the elite, research-intensive ‘Group of Eight’ universities and consistently in the top 100 of both the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings. It is Australia’s largest university and has a global presence spanning four continents, with campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, joint graduate schools in China and India and a centre in Prato, Italy. Led by Professor Rae Frances, the Faculty of Arts is a powerhouse of teaching and research. The School of Social Sciences is a big part of this story, with rankings consistently above world standard. Within this institutional setting, the discipline of geography is expected to grow over the next five years, under the leadership of the new Professor of Geography.

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in social scientific geography and to conduct research and teaching aligned with this branch of the discipline; however, a commitment to links between social scientific geography and physical geography is important in this role and considered to be a defining feature of leadership for the discipline of geography more broadly.


The appointment will be on a full-time continuing basis.

The Benefits

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiable for an outstanding candidate. Relocation travel, removal allowance and salary packaging are available.

Monash offers a range of professional development programs, support for research, study and overseas work, generous maternity leave and flexible work arrangements.


For further information and initial enquiries please contact the executive search firm Perrett Laver at katie.gray@perrettlaver.com or by +61 (0)2 8354 4000. To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at http://www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting 2610 before 9am AEST on Wednesday 8th August June 2016.


Applications close Wednesday 8th August 2016 AEST.

The position description (including the selection criteria) and information on how to apply should be addressed to http://www.perrettlaver.com/candidates

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.



The final report of the Cologne Congress in 2012 is now available: http://www.igc2012.uni-koeln.de/

IGC Cologne report


Chers collègues et amis,

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution de La géographie en action Une collaboration entre la science et le politique

Préparé sous la direction d’Édith Mukakayumba et de Jules Lamarre, l’ouvrage a été publié dans la Collection Géographie contemporaine aux Presses de l’Université du Québec.

Pour un résumé, pour connaître les collaborateurs et pour savoir où se procurer le livre, cliquer ici.

Par ailleurs, Édith Mukakayumba et Jules Lamarre ont été reçus à l’émission les « Années lumière » de Radio-Canada pour présenter l’ouvrage. L’entrevue a été diffusée lors de l’émission du dimanche 21 juin 2015.

Pour écouter cette entrevue, prière de cliquer ici.

Nous comptons sur vous pour faire circuler cette annonce dans vos réseaux.

Bien cordialement,
Jules Lamarre, Ph.D.
Maison de la géographie de Montréal




Applications are invited to apply for a tenure-track position in Urban-Environment and Asian Geography at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall 2015. Ph.D. in Geography required. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in his/her areas of expertise in urban-environment geography that complement the existing strengths of the department. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in East or South Asia, with a preference for those who approach urban-environment questions using remote sensing and/or environmental GIS techniques. Examples of courses that might be taught by the successful candidate include: geography of world urbanization, Asian cities, urban ecology, regional geography of Asia, remote sensing, and environmental GIS. A strong commitment to liberal arts education, civic engagement, and undergraduate research activities is essential. If appropriate, successful candidates can play important roles in the interdisciplinary and other programs listed on the college web page (including Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, and Asian Studies).

To apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo and electronically submit a letter of application, a C.V., a graduate school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and example syllabi if available. Also, arrange for three references to upload letters to accompany the application. Applications should be received by October 10, 2014 to receive fullest consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.