Assistant Professor, Big Data and Geographic Data Science

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The Department of Geography at Texas Christian University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in big data and geographic data science to commence in August 2019. A Ph.D. in Geography is required by the time of appointment. The sub-field of specialization is open.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research and publishing program and seek external funding opportunities. Teaching responsibilities will include an introductory course in World Regional Geography as well as upper-division courses in quantitative methods and her/his area of expertise. Applicants from groups traditionally under-represented in the academy are especially encouraged to apply for the position.

Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application that details their research agenda and teaching philosophy; 2) an up-to-date CV; and 3) contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted through the TCU online application system at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_faculty.

Questions regarding the open position should be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Kyle Walker, at kyle.walker@tcu.edu. The application deadline is October 1, 2018.

Texas Christian University is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational institution committed to academic freedom with 10,400 students located in Fort Worth, Texas. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.