Job opportunity: two tenure track positions at Rutgers University


Assistant Professor in Political Ecology

We seek candidates with a focus on patterns of uneven development and how they shape resource systems and users. We specifically look to hire a scholar with demonstrated commitment to in-depth fieldwork in a developing world region. We seek a candidate who emphasizes the history and political economy of resource use, and applies empirical insights to advance larger theoretical understandings of political ecology and international development. Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, agro-pastoral or agro-food systems, conservation, environmental change, health and disease ecologies, land management, marine ecologies or maritime economies, resource extraction or conflict, rivers or water infrastructure, or urban political ecology.

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Assistant Professor in Human Geography (Race, Gender, Ethnicity, Sexuality)

We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests focus on innovative perspectives on race, gender, sexuality, and/or ethnicity. Topical sub-areas might include, for example: racial discrimination; spaces of exclusion; black, feminist, or queer geographies; immigration and (im)mobilities; liberation politics; solidarity and social movements; spaces of difference; social or environmental justice; legal geographies; and boundaries/borders. The candidate will teach courses in the field of human geography at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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For both positions: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018. For additional information about either position or the application process, please contact Professor Kevin St. Martin, Department of Geography at Additional information about the Department of Geography and Rutgers University can be found at

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