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Interesting employment opportunity detailed below – closing date in a week.

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From: A forum for critical and radical geographers <CRIT-GEOG-FORUM@JISCMAIL.AC.UK> on behalf of Anna Davies <DAVIESA@TCD.IE>
Reply to: Anna Davies <DAVIESA@TCD.IE>
Date: Friday, 20 September 2019 at 4:55 pm
Subject: Assistant Professor (3.5yr contract) Geography, Trinity College Dublin


With apologies for any cross posting – we have a 3.5 year contract position just opened for anyone with expertise in the broad area of environmental governance. Applications from critical geographers very much welcomed. There is a short window for applications (closing October 14th) due to the required start date of January 2020.

Further details available from Trinity College Dublin Job Vacancies webpage accessed through https://www.tcd.ie/  – search for: 034101 or Geography under keyword search


Post Summary

The School of Natural Sciences seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Geography for a fixed period to cover research leave. The successful candidate will deliver teaching and conduct research in the broad field of environmental governance. Teaching and research in environmental issues are key activities within the School and are central to the new agenda and mission of the E3 initiative (http://www.tcd.ie/E3/) and its engagement with the College’s Smart and Sustainable Planet Research Theme. This field is highly relevant to foresight analysis and future environmental planning in Ireland, Europe and Globally and is well supported in terms of funding opportunities through domestic and Horizon 2020 programmes.


Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (To the bar) at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€34,813 -€57,972per annum], appointment will be made no higher than point [8]


Closing date: Monday, 14thOctober 2019



Candidates wishing to discuss the lectureship post informally and in confidence should email Professor Patrick Wyse-Jackson, Head of School: WYSJCKNP@tcd.ie, Professor Padraig Carmody, Head of Geography: CARMODYP@tcd.ie or Professor Anna Davies, daviesa@tcd.ie


Please do pass on to anyone who may be interested



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Current Research:

SHARECITY: Assessing the practice and potential of urban food sharing: www.sharecity.ie @SharecityIre


New Publications:

Davies, A.R. (2019) Urban Food Sharing, Routledge: London. ISBN: 978-1447349822 [FREE to download] http://www.oapen.org/search?identifier=1004846


Davies, A.R. (2019) Redistributing surplus food: Interrogating the collision of waste and justice, in N. Cook and D. Butz (eds.) Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice, Routledge, London. ISBN: 9780815377030  https://www.routledge.com/Mobilities-Mobility-Justice-and-Social-Justice/Cook-Butz/p/book/9780815377030




Anna R. Davies, FTCD, MRIA

Professor of Geography, Environment & Society

Director Environmental Governance Research Group

Department of Geography, School of Natural Sciences

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Dublin 2, Ireland.

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From: A forum for critical and radical geographers [mailto:CRIT-GEOG-FORUM@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Wilson, David
Sent: 20 September 2019 05:03
Subject: tenure track job, geography, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, urbanist of the global south



For your attention, a tenure-track position in geography at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We are searching for a critical urbanist of the global south at the assistant professor level.  David


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science


The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, invites applications for a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track Assistant Professor with research and teaching experience in human-environment interactions in the urban Global South. Desired areas for subject expertise include infrastructure, mobility, health, resilience, sustainability, and/or poverty to complement our existing departmental strengths. Our ideal candidate is firmly grounded in both theoretical and empirical work in their examination of urban or peri-urban settings. We are open to a range of methodological approaches, including qualitative methods, GIS, spatial analysis, remote sensing, ethnography, discourse analysis, and/or mixed methods. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced undergraduate courses on geographies of development and urbanization, graduate seminars, and potentially a regional course. The successful candidate will have significant opportunities to develop collaborations with other departments and units across campus, such as the Center for Global Studies; Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment; the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; and area studies centers such as the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Center for African Studies. Women and people from underrepresented minority populations are especially encouraged to apply.


The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.


The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


The University of Illinois is committed to the family needs of our faculty members, including dual career partners. The Dual Career Academic Couples program, Provost Initiative #8, facilitates the placement of tenure-system faculty partners in positions on campus (including tenure track). More information may be found at: https://provost.illinois.edu/policies/provosts-communications/communication-8-dual-career-academic-couples-program/


To be appointed as an Assistant Professor, applicants must have completed all requirements of a Ph.D. in geography or a related field by mid-June for a preferred start date of August 16, 2020. Evidence of an active research agenda, solid teaching experience, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.


Salary and Benefits
Salary is competitive, commensurate with skills and experience.  Information on benefits may be found at: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits/.


The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.


Application Process
To apply, create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: a letter of application, CV listing publications, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and creativity, and the names of three professional references. To ensure full consideration, submit application materials by October 15, 2019. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Early applications are encouraged.


For inquiries about the position and application procedures, contact Broderick Williamson Sr., Human Resource Associate at brodsr@illinois.edu


College Name or Administrative Unit:

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences




College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Assistant Professor - Department of Geography & Geographic Information Sciences (121953)

Open Date:


Close Date:


Organization Name:

Geography and Geographic InfoSci

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David Wilson
Associate Head and Director of Graduate Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dept of Geography
Department of Urban Planning
Department of African American Studies


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