Announcement: Our Center's Affiliate Applications are Now Open!

Oct 10, 2023 - 10:00am
Nov 10, 2023 - 11:59pm

The R.H. Center for Community Geography is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for faculty affiliation. Any UNM faculty member with an interest in community-engaged teaching, research, or mapping is encouraged to review the affiliation criteria and apply.


Faculty Affiliation Program

The Center for Community Geography seeks faculty affiliates willing to support its mission in one or more of the following ways:

  1. Identify potential partnerships and/or projects in the Albuquerque area with a focus in human-environment relations
  2. Review proposals for community-engaged research (for grad students) and/or community-engaged teaching (for faculty)
  3. Propose and/or participate in events that bring university and community knowledge producers together
  4. Develop strategies to value local environmental knowledge in academic research
  5. Participate in an annual meeting to discuss broad initiatives in community engagement at UNM

Faculty affiliation will convey the following rights and responsibilities:

  • Affiliate profiles will be listed (and annually updated) on the Center for Community Geography website.
  • Affiliates will be added to the Center’s listserv for notification of events and initiatives.
  • Affiliates will be eligible to submit grants through the Center, which provides F&A both to the PI and to the PI’s department.
  • Affiliates will be eligible for administrative support for projects and events that support the Center’s mission.
  • Affiliates will be invited annually to provide feedback on Center strategy and initiatives.


Eligibility and Application Process

Any UNM faculty member or postdoc is eligible to apply for affiliation, regardless of discipline or institutional location, if their interests align broadly with the Center’s mission. Applications will be considered once per year, and existing affiliates will be asked annually whether they wish to renew their affiliation.

To apply, please send a cv and brief application statement via email no later than November 10, 2023. The statement should explain your interest in community engagement, and identify areas of potential involvement with the Center, as per the numbered list above. Please feel free to include other relevant information, as desired.