University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean & Environment: GeographyAssistant Professor in Geographic Information Sciencehttps://apply.interfolio.com/35065
The Department of Geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and
Environment invites applications for a tenure track Assistant
Professor beginning September 2017. The Department seeks a scholar
who shows exceptional promise as an intellectual leader to advance
research in the field of Geographic Information Science and ideally
will complement and enhance the existing research areas of the
department and college.
The Geography Department at the University of Delaware is a
nationally and internationally recognized department that offers
undergraduate degrees in Geography, Environmental Science and
Environmental Studies, Meteorology and Climatology, Masters degrees
in Geography, Ph.D. degrees in Geography and Climatology, and a
graduate-level certificate program in Geographic Information
Science. Our research and teaching interact extensively with
programs across campus and beyond.
Our Department is strengthened by a new PhD degree, interactions
with colleagues in the department’s well-established climatology and
physical geography programs, new synergies within human geography
program, and connections to units on campus including the
Environmental Humanities Working Group, Area Studies Programs, the
Water Science and Policy Graduate Program, the Delaware
Environmental Institute, and the Disaster Research Center.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an ambitious
GIS research program with a high level of publication and external
support, teach courses in GIS at the undergraduate and graduate
level, mentor students in our degree programs, and offer service to
the department, college, university, profession and community. A
Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline is required at
the time of appointment.
Further information about our department and programs may be found
Recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of America’s
best universities to work for in 2012, the University of Delaware is
located midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore, and is a Sea
Grant, Space Grant, and Land Grant institution.
A Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline is required at
the time of appointment.
To be considered for this position, applicants should submit: 1) a
letter of application addressing their qualifications for the
position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research and
teaching interests, 4) up to three publications as examples of the
candidate’s scholarship, and 5) contact information for three
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Review of applications will begin on 3 October 2016, and will
continue until the position is filled.
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