[ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor – Geospatial Analytics, Univer sity of Florida

 

Assistant
Professor – Geospatial Analytics: Resilient Communities and Natural Resources
University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC),
Gainesville, Florida

 

12-month position with tenure accruing in the SFRC and
joint appointments in the Program for Resources Efficient Communities and
Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology. The assigned responsibilities will be 60% research (Florida
Agricultural Experiment Station) and 40% extension (Florida Cooperative
Extension Service), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the
University of Florida. This is one of four advertised positions in a multidisciplinary
cohort that will work together and with other scientists to address issues
related to environmentally resilient, resource efficient land use and community
planning. In research, the faculty member will develop active, successful,
nationally recognized and externally funded programs in the use of geospatial
sciences to enhance community resilience and urban natural resource
conservation. In extension, the emphasis will be on collaborating with land
development, community management and natural resource professionals in both
the public and private sectors to quantify impacts associated with specific land
use patterns, land management plans and mixed-use community proposals. The
faculty member will teach one class per year. A doctorate in Urban Regional
Planning; Geography; Forest Resources; Geomatics; Engineering; or other
discipline is required.  Skills and
experience directly related to geospatial analytics are essential and their applications
in land, community and/or natural resource development, sustainability and/or
resilience are highly desirable. For questions about the position, contact Dr
Michael Andreu, mandreu@ufl.edu. To apply go
online to http://ift.tt/1LjQUTp.

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