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Assistant Professor (GIS Certificate Program)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply please complete an online faculty application and upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter and a statement of teaching and research interests. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. This position is pending final budgetary approval.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001254
Academic Title: Assistant Professor (GIS Certificate Program)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Administrative Title:
Discipline Physical Sciences
Specialty: GIS, Remote Sensing, Statistical data for research and geospatial applications
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

Applications are invited for a three-year contract position in Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The George Washington University is located in downtown Washington, D.C. and offers BA and MS degrees in Geography, a BA in Environmental Studies, Minors in Geography and GIS, and a certificate in GIS. Faculty members in the Department are actively involved in the Environmental Studies Program, the Center for Urban and Environmental Research (CUER), and the Elliott School of International Affairs. Research foci in the department include urban environment issues, Arctic regions and migration.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, Geospatial Statistics or Remote Sensing, and advanced courses in their area of expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Masters or PhD in Geography or allied field with an emphasis on geospatial techniques such as GIS, Geospatial Statistics or Remote Sensing; three years of work experience with the integration of GIS, Remote Sensing and Statistical data for research and geospatial applications; experience with the integration of Open Source software or other cutting edge technologies with traditional GIS software; experience with developing GIS academic programs and courses that support professional training; and experience teaching both traditional and on-line GIS courses. Must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, Geospatial Statistics or Remote Sensing, and advanced courses in their area of expertise.

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience
Other Benefits:
Other Information:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please complete an online faculty application and upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter and a statement of teaching and research interests.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. This position is pending final budgetary approval.

Department Link: https://geography.columbian.gwu.edu/
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/47625

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Course Evaluations or Summaries

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters or PhD in Geography or allied field with an emphasis on geospatial techniques such as GIS, Geospatial Statistics or Remote Sensing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three years of work experience with the integration of GIS, Remote Sensing and Statistical data for research and geospatial applications?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with the integration of Open Source software or other cutting edge technologies with traditional GIS software?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with developing GIS academic programs and courses that support professional training?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you experience teaching both traditional and on-line GIS courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Can you teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, Geospatial Statistics or Remote Sensing, and advanced courses in your area of expertise?
    • Yes
    • No