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Jobs at South Dakota State University, USA

Jobs at South Dakota State University, USA

Country: USA
City: Brookings
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Jobs at South Dakota State University

Position: Assistant Professor of Geography

About South Dakota University

South Dakota State University is a public research university in Brookings, South Dakota, United States of America. It is the state’s largest and most comprehensive university and the oldest continually-operating university in South Dakota. The South Dakota Board of Regents governs the university along with other state’s six public universities and two special schools. South Dakota State University is a land grant, space-grant, and sun grant university. The university offers hundreds of program in the fields of agriculture, engineering, nursing, and pharmacy, as well as liberal arts. In overall, as of 2017, more than 12,000 students are commencing studies in the university. For 2019,  U.S. News & World Report rated South Dakota State University as tied for the 129th best public university in the United States and the 226th best university overall.

About position

The Department of Geography & Geospatial Sciences at South Dakota State University opens the application for the position of Assistant Professor of Geology. This nine-moths tenure track position requires specialization in Physical Geography.

Along with teaching, the incumbent will be assisting the geology department on research activities as well. Other than that, s/he will be accountable for assisting students with assignments and other course-related issues. In addition to that, the assistant professor has to complete other additional duties assigned by the administration and department.

Minimum requirement

In order to be eligible for the position, the candidate must have the following qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Geography by the first day of employment.
  • Ability to teach Introductory Physical Geography and in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Ability to teach a course in Quantitative Research Methods as well as the ability to develop a strategic research plan. Similarly, the capacity to engage in Physical Geography at the national level.
  • The tendency to publish the results of original research in peer-reviewed journals, and develop an independent, externally-funded research program.
  • Furthermore, effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline01 October,2019
Company NameSouth Dakota State University



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