Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS)

The Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) starting in August 2016. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in GIS, Geography or related fields at time of appointment. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to: spatial data mining, geospatial big data analytics, mobile mapping, cloud computing, geospatial cyber-infrastructure, social media, or related areas. The successful candidate is expected to show a strong potential for establishing a sustained, externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level GIS courses, and supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students. [More details …]

To be considered for this position, an official FAU application must be completed online.The application should include 1) a cover letter summarizing interest and qualifications, 2) separate, detailed statements of research and teaching profiles, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) a list of three professional references, and 5) scanned full academic transcripts. Questions regarding this position may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Charles Roberts ( Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

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