Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human Geography at University of Alabama

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Assistant Professor – Human Geography/Dark Traffic

This is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an area of study related to illicit, international supply networks. The appointment would begin August 16, 2020. The research and teaching areas of expertise will be in political ecology, or a closely related discipline, concerning one or more aspects of illicit supply networks in relation to human-environment interactions, coupled with substantial expertise in geospatial analysis. Topical specializations may include: geographic information science, value chain analysis, policy impact assessment, social or trade network analysis, financial transaction analytics, economic geography, land and/or supply chain governance, or political corruption. Research interests should bolster the spatial analytic strengths of one or more of the Department’s broader research foci, including water resources, human-environment systems, transportation geography, and environmental impacts and management (see https://geography.ua.edu/). A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required.

Applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive priority, and review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must attach a cover letter, CV (including contact information for at least three references), and statements of research and teaching interests. For additional information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Nicholas Magliocca (nrmagliocca@ua.edu).

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