Major Duties: - Teach undergraduate courses in South America, Mexico and the Caribbean, US and Canada, and graduate courses in areas of expertise as well as other introductory and advanced geography courses. - Participate and collaborate in the Institute of Intercultural and Anthropological Studies, and/or the Center for Health Data Research, Analysis, and Mapping (HDReAM) depending on expertise. - Develop and maintain an active externally funded research program in area of specialization, and publish in high quality peer reviewed scientific journals. - Serve on graduate student thesis committees as well as other department, college, and university-wide committees. - Contribute actively to the intellectual and professional life of department, college, and university.
Minimum Qualifications: - Ph.D. in Geography from an accredited university or related discipline with specialization in Latin America and the United States and Canada. - Additional expertise in human/environmental/indigenous people/geography/urban and regional planning/health geography highly preferable.
Internal Number: 352_56769
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.