Funded PhD positions at Temple University


Funded PhD positions at Temple University
Department of Geography and Urban Studies

The Department of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the possibility of two funded doctoral position beginning January 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until December 7, 2018. The doctoral program focuses on geographic approaches to the study of urban processes and conditions in US and international settings. Our emphasis is on the themes of globalization, sustainability, social justice, and geographical methods. We train our students to conduct theoretically-informed and empirically-grounded research in urban and metropolitan settings, understand interdisciplinary and integrative analyses of complex urban processes and problems, and specialize in techniques for urban analysis with an emphasis on GIS, spatial statistics, and qualitative methods.

The position is supported through a teaching assistantship that provides a stipend plus tuition remission. For more information on conditions of employment please seewww.tugsa.org/contract/your-contract/. The program serves full-time students. Priority is given to students with a Master’s degree in a relevant field.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until December 7, 2018. For more information, please contact Hamil Pearsall, Graduate Chair, at hamil.pearsall@temple.edu. For more information about the department please see www.cla.temple.edu/gus/. To apply, please see the Phd in Geography and Urban Studies on the Graduate Bulletin: bulletin.temple.edu/academic-programs

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and the University especially encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Hamil Pearsall
Temple University
hamil.pearsall@temple.edu
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