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Tenure-Track Faculty, Physical Geography, Utah Valley University

OREM, UTAH. The Department of Earth Science at Utah Valley University (UVU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Physical Geography, to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physical geography, expertise in remote sensing, applied research projects in physical geography, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory geography courses and upper division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, including remote sensing, as well as engaging in scholarship, supervision of undergraduate research, activity in professional organizations, and service.

UVU is a growing comprehensive state university with over 30,000 students and strong support for undergraduate research. The Department of Earth Science consists of a 13 full-time faculty, excellent facilities, and new Geography programs, including a Certificate of GIS starting in the fall of 2017 and B.S. degree submitted to the State Board of Regents. The department also offers B.S. programs in Geology, Environmental Science & Management, and Earth Science Education. UVU is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, 45 minutes south of downtown Salt Lake City. The area offers outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities and a vibrant cultural scene including highly acclaimed ballet, symphony and outdoor concert series.

For more information, please visit and/or contact the search committee co-chairs, Hilary Hungerford ( and Nathan Toké ( To apply and for details on application requirements, please visit Applications will be evaluated beginning 12/17/17. Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.