The Department of Geography in National Taiwan University (NTU) is seeking to appoint up to two tenure-track or tenured positions and 1-2 adjunct faculty at all ranks from August 2023 thereafter. The candidates will hold, or be about to complete (by August, 2023), a PhD in geography or related disciplines, such as Earth and environmental science, urban and regional planning, land economy, land management, geographic information science, civil engineering and environmental engineering. We seek energetic and innovative candidates with a track record of outstanding research, and a commitment to excellence in education and research, which can strengthen the department's development on inter-disciplinary issues in geography, or can deepen the application of technology to humanities and social sciences, regional studies and environmental sustainability. The following research areas are preferable, in order of priority:
(1)Geographic information science and technology: including spatial thinking, spatial ontology, spatial data science and geo-computation, geo-AI, environmental remote sensing, and geo-visualization.
(2)Physical geography and earth critical zone: including geomorphology and surface process, terrestrial biogeochemistry, monitoring and processes in the Earth Critical Zone (ECZ), natural hazards, and environmental resource conservation and management.
(3)Human geography and environmental studies: including local and regional development, culture, nature and society, regional studies and geography, and human dimensions of environmental change.
Applicants who can teach at least one of the following courses are preferred, including Computer Programming, Cartography and Geographic Information System, Statistics with Practices, Educational Practicum in Geography, Teaching Methods and Materials in Geography/Social Studies, Practicum in Geography/Social Studies、and Introduction to Geography/Social Studies, etc.
The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the core areas of their discipline. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills in either English or Mandarin Chinese and evidence of developing and maintaining research collaborations in her/his field or inter-disciplinary. Further information about Geography Department, NTU can be found at http://www.geog.ntu.edu.tw/
Professor Jr-Chuan Huang
Chairperson, Department of Geography National Taiwan University
No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road
Taipei, Taiwan 106
Tel: +886-2-33665820; Fax: +886-2-23622911
Note that the application materials will not be returned to the applicants
National Taiwan University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.