Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Sustainability

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman , OKlahoma

ID: 7199192 (Ref.No. if127954)
Posted: December 6, 2023

Job Description

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks an innovative scholar at the Assistant Professor level whose research encompasses sustainable energy transitions and climate justice. The ideal candidate will employ Social Science and Policy research aimed at advancing just energy transitions. We value transdisciplinary, team-based, convergent research, and/or community-engaged scholarship and research oriented to social action.

Applicants must possess a PhD in Geography or a related discipline. The successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a vigorous and independent research program, teach in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (the standard load is 2-2), and to contribute to mentorship and advisement for students in our growing graduate program.

To apply, submit a letter of interest clearly identifying to which position you are applying, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three people who can serve as references (with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers). The cover letter may address examples of the candidate’s approach to research, teaching, and service; it may also include ideas for future contributions to research, past instructional and mentorship experiences, as well as plans/goals for teaching at the University of Oklahoma. Please submit all these materials in one file to . Screening of applications will begin on February 15, 2024, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Please contact Scott Greene, Department Chair at [email protected] for any questions.