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

McGill University
Department of Geography
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Sciencehttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1238

The Department of Geography (http://ift.tt/2e7mDxx),
Faculty of Science, McGill University, invites applications
for a tenure-track position at the Assistant level in
Geographic Information Science. We seek an individual who has
demonstrated scholarship for teaching and innovative research
in GIScience. Particular strengths in one or more of the
following areas is desirable: ‘big-data’ analysis, 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 should 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, the Sustainability and Science
and Society Interfaculty Program, and the interdisciplinary
Urban Studies 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/2sjlF9A). 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 October 13, 2017. 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. Submit your application and supporting material to recruit.geog@mcgill.ca.
The review of applications will begin October 13, 2017, 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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