[NOTE: We are recruiting widely for this position, and applicants in
all areas of physical geography, geomorphology, water, etc, are
encouraged to apply if their research involves South Asia. Note
applications will be reviewed starting Dec 2].

North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599-3220. The Department of Geography at
the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill invites applications from
outstanding scholars for a tenure-track faculty position at the
assistant professor level in any aspect of the contemporary geography of
South Asia. The department has particular strengths and interests in
development studies, political economy and economic networks, migration
and work, social and cultural geography, demography and health, and
ecology, water, and environment, although applicants with interests in
other sub-fields are also encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. degree in Geography or a related field is required by date of
employment. The position will begin in July, 2008. The person hired will
be expected to develop research and teaching initiatives relating to
their thematic interests and South Asia. The Department has a strong
commitment to multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary, and international
research and teaching, and provides opportunities for interactions with
other academic units, including the Global Education Center, Carolina
Population Center, Center for Urban and Regional Studies, and the
Carolina Institute for the Environment. The position is part of an
exciting South Asia initiative at UNC in conjunction with nearby
institutions Duke University, North Carolina State University, and North
Carolina Central University, and the individual hired will have the
opportunity to participate in the Carolina Asia Center
(http://www.carolinaasiacenter.unc.edu/) and the North Carolina
Center for South Asia Studies

Application materials, including a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and experience,
two samples of writing, and three letters of reference should be sent
to: Barbara Taylor, Administrative Manager, Department of Geography,
UNC-Chapel Hill, CB #3220, Saunders Hall, Chapel Hill NC 27599-3220.
Deadline for receipt of applicants is 2 December 2007.

For additional information, please contact Michael Emch, Search
Committee Chair, emch@email.unc.edu (email);