The Geography Department (https://www.csus.edu/geog/) offers a B.A. in Geography that features balanced preparation in physical and human geography, geographic skills and techniques, and regional study. Four concentrations within the major allow for specializations in human geography, physical geography, GIS, and planning (http://catalog.csus.edu/colleges/natural-sciences-mathematics/geography/). The department has strong ties to campus programs in ethnic studies, Asian American studies, Chicanx-Latinx studies, Native American studies, Pan African studies, LGBTQ studies, and women’s studies. Two department computer labs support training in GIS, GPS, cartography, and remote sensing, and allow students to pursue independent research projects. The department also houses the campus Paleoecology Lab.
Duties will include: - Teach undergraduate courses in our Human Geography and Metropolitan Area Planning concentrations as well as in the University's General Education program. - Develop and teach upper division courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. - Teach other undergraduate courses, including introductory courses in the following concentrations: Human Geography, and/or Metropolitan Area Planning. - Advise students. - Engage in scholarly and creative activities. - Establish working relationships within the university and in the community, such as with local and regional public agencies. - Provide professional service within the department, college, and/or university.
- A Ph.D. in Geography is required. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctorate by August 2020. - Graduate coursework and research experience in human/cultural geography with specialty in one or more of the following areas: race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality. - Regional focus in graduate coursework and/or research. - Demonstrated potential to teach thematic and regional courses in our Human Geography and Metropolitan Area Planning concentrations. - Demonstrated potential to develop an ongoing program of research and/or creative activity. - Commitment to serving undergraduate students, including teaching, academic advising, pedagogical innovation, and supervision of undergraduate research. - Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
- Regional specialization in Latin America, Asia, or Oceania. - Demonstrated potential to collaborate with faculty and students on community projects. - Demonstrated potential to incorporate qualitative GIS in teaching and/or research. - Demonstrated ability to work well with students from diverse backgrounds. - Prior teaching experience at the college or university level.
Initial Application Review: 10/28/2019
Posting Number: F0143P
Internal Number: 4467
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.