|Type of Position||OTHER|
|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Thursday, February 8th, 2018|
|College:||College of Liberal Arts & Sciences|
|Department:||Geographical and Sustainability Sciences|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
The University of Iowa Department of Geographical & Sustainability Sciences invites applications for the position of Lecturer. We seek a highly motivated educator interested in innovative, evidence-based strategies to teaching physical geography and/or geographic information science (e.g., flipped classroom, team-based learning, experiential learning, online and blended delivery). Teaching will include both lower and middle division courses, as well as in-class and on-line formats.
The maximum expected course load is three courses per semester, with 20% of the incumbent's time to be devoted to service activities within the department and the college (e.g., serve on the Undergraduate Program Committee and to help coordinate educational activities associated with the newly restructured Sustainability Office).
Courses to be taught could include, but are not limited to: GEOG:1020 The Global Environment; GEOG:1050 Foundations of GIScience; GEOG:1065 Introduction to Spatial Analysis; GEOG:2013 Introduction to Sustainability; GEOG:2110 7 Billion & Counting: Intro to Pop Dynamics; GEOG:2310 Introduction to Climatology; GEOG:1030 Our Digital Earth; GEOG:2950 Environmental Conservation. Final course assignments depend on the capabilities of the successful candidate.
PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Geography or related field at the time of appointment
Ability to teach introductory courses in physical geography and/or geographic information science
Proven record of teaching excellence
Interest in evidence-based and online education
Ability to teach intermediate courses in physical geography and/or geographic information science
History of offering successful online courses
Knowledge of evidence-based educational practices
Active research program in physical geography or geographic information science
Letter of Interest
Statement of teaching interest
Evidence of teaching ability
|Number of References: 3|
|Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.|
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|Contact:||Silvia Secchi - firstname.lastname@example.org|
5 West Jefferson Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/geography/
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