Job Details

University of Oklahoma
  • Position Number: 3892777
  • Location: Norman, OK
  • Position Type: Science - Geography

 The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma seeks an innovative scholar at the full professor level who has demonstrated leadership in investigating how communities adapt to and recover from environmental change. The ideal candidate will employ social science and policy research to develop and evaluate community resilience strategies in relation to high-impact weather and climate events, with an emphasis on societal systems that influence levels of resilience. Scholars whose research encompasses community-engaged strategies are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must possess a PhD in Geography or a related discipline. The successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate a vigorous, independent research program, to 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, 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 to include contributions to research, past instructional and mentorship experiences and plans/goals for teaching at OU.

Please submit all these materials to Screening of applications will begin on March 15, 2022, and will continue until the position isfilled. For further information or questions, please contact Scott Greene, Director of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, (405) 325-4319 or via email

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