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Lecturer Position at UTK Geography for 2021-2022

Lecturer Position at the University of Tennessee Knoxville for 2021-2022 (PDF)


The Department of Geography at The University of Tennessee Knoxville invites applications for a one-year appointment for a Lecturer in physical geography. Teaching responsibilities for the fall 2021 semester consist of two lecture sections of Geography 131: Climate, Weather, and Climate Change; and Geography 331: Natural Hazards. Spring 2022 teaching will consist of a repeat of 131 and 331, and two courses to be determined with consideration of the lecturer’s areas of specialty within physical geography. A centralized course design and teaching materials will be provided for 131 and 331. The position comes with a faculty office in the Burchfiel Geography Building, use of a laptop computer, access to department research labs, and funds for conference travel. The salary for this position is $45,000 and the position includes benefits.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. by August 1, 2021, ability to teach the courses above, and some teaching experience.

To apply:

Please contact Sally Horn ( to apply or for more information. Please send a cv, a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and teaching experience, evidence of past teaching ability/experience (such as syllabi or evaluations), and the names and email addresses of two or three references. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.