Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Visiting Assistant Professor (Physical Geography)



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Job description

The Department of Geography, College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning Fall semester 2023. 

The successful applicant will be required to teach a combination of courses focusing on physical and environmental geography.  A combination of face-to-face and on-line instruction may be required. 

The Department of Geography ( has twenty-five faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geographic information science and technology (GIST), geomorphology, human geography, and human-environment relationships. We are one of eighteen departments in the College of Arts & Sciences (

Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 255,000 people.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences or closely related field at the time of appointment and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

How to apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service as applicable, and contact information for three confidential reference letters.  All information will be submitted via Interfolio at: We will begin reviewing applications on May 15, 2023. 

Questions regarding this position should be directed to [email protected]. 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.

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