[ECOLOG-L] Position: Assistant Professor – GIS Applications, U. Nevada Reno

Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Systems                              

 

Job Description                            The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus in Geographic Information Systems. The
anticipated start date is July 1, 2016. Primary teaching responsibilities will include spatial analysis, GIS, and undergraduate/graduate courses within his/her specialty. The candidate will be expected to sustain an active funded
research program and supervise graduate students at the masters and doctoral level. The department values the integration of human and physical geography, and to complement the department’s existing research strengths, candidates with research and teaching
interests in human geography or human-environment interactions are preferred. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Geography or related field by the time of appointment, as well as evidence of successful teaching and a demonstrated capacity for research.
Candidate will also receive a start-up package. For information on the department, visit our websitehttp://www.unr.edu/geography. 
The deadline for applications is November 16, 2015. For further information about this position contact Scott Bassett, Search Chair ( sbassett@unr.edu ).  

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With
a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 21,000 including nearly 3,000 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The University
is currently classified (Carnegie) as “Research University/High†which places us among approximately the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. Located in the Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada to the west and the Great Basin
to the east, the University of Nevada, Reno is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and world class ski resorts, and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.

Required Qualifications             PhD in geography or other related discipline at time of appointment. A record of publications and/or presentations at professional meetings using GIS and its applications
in human geography or human-environment interactions. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in GIS and spatial analysis.

Preferred Qualifications             Potential to develop an externally funded research program that includes the training of graduate and undergraduate students. Interest and experience in online course development and teaching.

Special Instructions                     Applicants must submit a resume/CV, cover letter, statement of philosophy, statement of research and plans, and contact information for three professional references.

For more information and/or to apply for the position go to: http://ift.tt/1O5Wvl0].

Thomas P. Albright
Assistant Professor
Laboratory for Conservation Biogeography
Department of Geography
& Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
University of Nevada, Reno
104A (office)/209 (lab) Mackay Science Hall – Mailstop 0154
Reno, NV 89557-0154
office: +1 775-784-6673 | lab: +1 775-784-6671 | fax: +1 775-784-1058

e-mail: talbright@unr.edu | Twitter: @AlbrightLCBhttp://wolfweb.unr.edu/~talbright/LCB

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