[ES_JOBS_NET] Spatial Scientist (GIS Emphasis) – Assistant or Associate Professor University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date:    Fri, 29 Jul 2016 04:09:23 +0000
From:    Larkin Powell
Subject: Spatial Scientist (GIS Emphasis)  faculty position–University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Spatial Scientist (GIS Emphasis) – Assistant or Associate Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The School of Natural Resources (SNR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln=
 (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) is seeking app=
licants for a tenure-track position in Spatial Science and Geographic Infor=
mation Systems (GIS) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This =
12-month position shall have appointments in teaching and research and is e=
xpected to lead and coordinate a nationally-recognized research and educati=
on program in GIS and spatial analysis. This faculty member will provide GI=
S leadership within CALMIT and SNR and research will interface with various=
 centers, units, and initiatives at UNL and state agencies.
Required Qualifications:  Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., geograp=
hy, ecology, or natural resources) at time of appointment, a strong record =
of research and scholarly activities in the field of spatial science with a=
n emphasis in applied GIS for natural resources and agriculture including p=
ublications in peer-reviewed journals and evidence of development of propos=
als for externally-funded grants, experience and demonstrated commitment to=
 excellence in teaching, and a proven ability to communicate effectively wi=
th students, professionals, and the general public.
Preferred Qualifications:  Relevant experience beyond the terminal Ph.D. de=
gree in the use of GIS pursuing inter-disciplinary research related to natu=
ral resources, agriculture, and/or environmental monitoring. Experience in =
remote sensing, GIS-based environmental modeling, spatial analysis, global =
positioning systems, field data collection, computer programming (e.g., Pyt=
hon), and spatial data bases.
To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employme=nt.unl.edu.  Search for position #F_160166.  Click on “Apply to this job.” =
 Complete the application.  Upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, =
and contact information for three professional references; also upload a st=
atement regarding research and teaching as “other”.  Review of applications=
 will begin on September 15, 2016, and continue until the position is fille=
d or the search is closed.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus com=
munity through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, an=
d dual careers. See http://ift.tt/1NTnRg3.
Larkin A. Powell
Professor of Conservation Biology/Animal Ecology | School of Natural Resour=
ces
Director, Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
419 Hardin Hall | University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0974 | PHN: 402.472.6825 | FAX: 402.472.2946lpowell3@unl.edu  |  http://ift.tt/2apeanH
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