Assistant Professor of Human-Environment Geography


Clark University


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Start Date

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Assistant Professor, tenure-line position starting August 2018. PhD required at time of appointment. Clark’s Graduate School of Geography seeks to fill a tenure track, Assistant Professor position in Human-Environment Geography. We seek a colleague engaged in leading edge scholarship and with demonstrated commitments to collaborative research and securing extramural funding. Capacities for strong undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and mentoring are required. We are especially interested in applicants with substantive interests in one or more of: feminist political ecology, gender and environment, race and environment, critical social theory, indigenous studies, urban ecology, food systems, environmental and climate justice, materialism, animal geographies, or posthumanism, and the ability to contribute to teaching in one or more of Clark’s curricula in Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Environmental Studies, and Earth System Science. Candidates who link research, pedagogy and engagement beyond the academy will receive particular attention. The Graduate School of Geography is committed to mentoring junior faculty. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with the George Perkins Marsh Institute (, the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise (, the Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies, and the International Development, Community and Environment Department. Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity university and we strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented groups, inclusive of all women, to apply. Send CV, a detailed statement of professional experience, research and teaching interests; and contact information for three references by email to: For full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than October 9, 2017.

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