GEGENV, Macalester College, and
Environmental Studies

Position ID:Macalester-GEHHH-HHH [#2526]
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geography / Land Change Science
Appl Deadline:2013/03/01 finished (posted 2013/01/28, finished 2013/06/12, listed until 2013/03/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Macalester College Geography and Environmental Studies Departments seek to appoint a distinguished scholar, public servant or professional with expertise in the realm of land change science and remote sensing to the Hubert H. Humphrey Visiting Professorship. The Humphrey Professorship was established in 1968 to strengthen international education at Macalester by bringing to the campus distinguished individuals with international expertise. The successful candidate will teach two courses (e.g., intro to remote sensing, a seminar on land change science, land use/land cover change in the Global South) aimed primarily at an upper level, undergraduate audience of geography, environmental studies and biology students. He/she will contribute substantially to the life of the Macalester community. This appointment as a visiting scholar-teacher will be for either the fall or spring semester of academic year 2013-2014. The Humphrey Professorship provides excellent remuneration, relocation expenses, occupancy of a comfortable home near campus, and support for academic travel and research. At the chair-holder’s option, the home and a campus office could be available for the entire academic year. Review of applications will begin on March 1, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to and electronically submit a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae, two brief course descriptions, and the names and contact information for three references. If necessary, hard copy applications may be mailed to Laura Kigin (Humphrey Search), Geography Dept, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN 55105 USA. For any questions about the position or submission of materials, contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. William Moseley, at or 651-696-6126. Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million people and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a long-standing, mission-driven commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Macalester College
Geography Department
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899 USA

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