CAREER

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$82,330

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+2.9% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Doctoral or professional degree

Career

What Geography Teachers, Postsecondary Do

Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Other Job Titles Geography Teachers, Postsecondary May Have

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Geography Instructor, Geography Professor, Human Geography Instructor, Human Geography Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Physical Geography Professor, Professor

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as urbanization, environmental systems, and cultural geography.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.

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