Position Announcement: Tourism Planning and Cultural Geography
- Dear all:We have a position open for a tourism planner/cultural geographer at Missouri State University. If you know someone who may be interested please pass on this information. Thanks so much.Dimitri IoannidesProfessor, Tourism Planning and DevelopmentMISSOURI, SPRINGFIELD 65897. Missouri State University. The Department of Geography, Geology and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an emphasis in Cultural Geography and Tourism Planning to begin in August 2008. Ph.D. (or ABD) in Geography or Planning or closely related field required at time of appointment. Expertise in Cultural Geography and Tourism Planning, an aggressive research agenda documented by a detailed research plan, and a commitment to teaching and service are required. Post-doctoral research experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness would be advantageous.
The Department grants undergraduate degrees in geography, planning, geospatial science, geology, and earth science education and an M.S. in Geospatial Science in Geography and Geology. The successful applicant would have the opportunity to teach and advise in the undergraduate programs in both geography and planning and in the proposed new Human Geography and Planning emphasis area in the department’s graduate program.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and a detailed research plan and arrange for three reference letters and copies of all academic transcripts to be submitted to Chair, Geography/Planning Search Committee, Department of Geography, Geology and Planning, Missouri State University, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65897. The evaluation of applications will begin November 16, 2007 and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Further information can be obtained at (417) 836-5800 or fax to (417) 836-6006, or visit our web site at geosciences.missouristate.edu. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. EO/AA employer. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Email is: Geography@...