Assistant Professor of Medical Geography at Binghamton University
Assistant Professor of Medical Geography
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The Binghamton University Department of Geography seeks an Assistant Professor of Geography with a specialty in medical geography to conduct research and teach in the areas of health disparities, or health/health care equity issues, health-seeking behavior, health issues for vulnerable populations, or disease distributions and vulnerable populations beginning September 2016. As increasingly important aspects of health and sustainability, the research and teaching should be within social/human or urban geography subspecialties. The successful candidate will participate with local communities for continued internship placements, student supervision and local project development. Must be able to direct graduate level data-based thesis/research, and to teach in Population, Health and GIS graduate area. Ability to teach successfully a large-enrollment undergraduate course, to teach technical and research skills, develop a research agenda, and to participate as a team member in a busy department are crucial.
Ph. D. in Geography required. Specialty in medical geography; conduct research/teach in geography of health disparities, health equity, health-seeking behavior; social/human/urban geography; ability to direct data-based graduate research; teach large enrollment class; teach technical methods and research skills; use GIS; anticipated sponsored research
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Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, contact information for three (3) references, and samples of recent publications. Closing date: January 5, 2016.
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