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.
Level of Education Attained by Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
Most common level of education among people in this career: Doctoral or professional degree (47%)
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