[Caglist] McGill University: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Science

McGill University Department of GeographyTenure-track Assistant Professor in Geographic Information
The Department of Geography (http://ift.tt/2e7mDxx),
Faculty of Science, McGill University invites applications for a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in
Geographic Information Science (computational geography). We seek
an individual who has demonstrated scholarship for teaching and
research in GIScience, geographic data science, or spatial data
visualization. Our preferred candidate would apply advanced
computational approaches to address spatio-temporal issues
pertaining to geographic and/or environmental science. , The
individual would complement existing departmental strengths in
physical and human geography. The Department also has a
long-standing tradition of collaborative work with other units at
McGill, including the Institute for the Study of International
Development, the McGill School of Environment, and the
Sustainability and Science and Society Interfaculty Program.
Applicants must possess a PhD in Geography or an equivalent
discipline. The successful applicant will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Geography,
and develop a vigorous, independent research program, embracing
the supervision of graduate students.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and
diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples,
visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities,
women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender
identities and others who may contribute to further
diversification. To this end, I draw your attention to McGill’s
Equity & Diversity Survey
(http://ift.tt/2fyMx2h ). We invite you
to complete this survey online. If you choose to complete the
survey, please use the following reference number [R370]. Please
complete the survey by December 15, 2016]. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. As English is
the language of instruction at McGill, knowledge of French is an
asset but not a requirement.
Candidates should supply their curriculum vitae, statements of
teaching specializations and research interests, up to three
reprints, and letters from three referees. Please apply by sending
all your information to recruit.geog@mcgill.ca. The review of
applications will begin December 15, 2016, and will continue until
the position is filled.
Professor Nigel Roulet
Chair, Department of Geography
McGill University
805 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, QC H3A 0B9

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