The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure track
faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialty in
geographic information science (GIScience) and geographic information
systems (GIS). We seek candidates who will further strengthen the
teaching, research, and service programs of the Department. The ideal
candidate would have a substantive emphasis on human-environmental
interaction/change or a related field such as population and/or health.
Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter for the application, 2) a
complete curriculum vitae, 3) reprints of published works, and 4) the
names and addresses (including e-mail and fax) of three to five
Candidates are encouraged to explore the background and interests of
faculty within the Department as well as relevant programs around campus
(See http://depts.washington.edu/geog). In the cover letter for the
application, candidates should describe how they can make a contribution
to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Department
specifically and to the University more generally. The University is
committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.
Applicants should include in their application letter information about
how they will further this diversity goal.
Ph.D. is required by date of appointment.
Priority will be given to applications received before December 15,
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and
staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities,
individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
Apply to: Dr. Timothy L. Nyerges, Chair, Search Committee, Department of
Geography, University of Washington, Box 353550, Seattle, WA, 98195.
Questions to Dr. Nyerges at phone: (206) 543-5296, fax: (206) 543-3313,