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A selection of Geography and Atmospheric Science job postings are below. Be sure to also explore current job listings through the KU Career Center's Geography Careers page and the Atmospheric Science Careers page. The KU Career Center also has excellent resources for every step of the career path, from exploring interests to resume writing, mock interviews, and even a loaner clothes bank for interviews.  

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Job Title
Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Sciences (GIScience)
Application Deadline Until Filled

Organization:

Department:

The State Univeristy of New York- University at Buffalo
Qualifications

 

Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed​

https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs/1974/adjunct-faculty-of-spatia...

Job Title
Adjunct Faculty of Spatial Database Analysis and Design, Geo-Information Science​
Application Deadline N/A

Organization:

Department:


Salem State University
Qualifications

The Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in Geographic Information Sciences (GIScience). The department is seeking highly qualified candidates who demonstrate, or show promise of establishing, a strong analytical research program in GIScience, which may include such topics as spatial data science, spatiotemporal data analytics, deep learning, and remote sensing. A competitive startup package will be provided to the successful candidate.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The Department of Geography is a nationally-ranked unit noted for significant advances in Earth systems science, economic geography, geospatial analysis and modeling, GIScience, health geography, and remote sensing. The successful candidate will join a world-class group of educators and researchers that was recently designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the United States Geological Survey. It is also home to the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, which provides leadership in GIScience research across multiple disciplines.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or other doctorate degree) and a scholarly publication record. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully secure external funds for research and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, consistent with the tenured ranks at AAU institutions.

To apply, electronically submit a curriculum vitae, description of current and future research interests (three pages maximum), copies of published work (no more than three), and contact information for three referees to: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/. The position will remain open until filled, but preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2018. Please consult our website (https://www.buffalo.edu/cas/geography.html) for information about UB, our department, and our community. UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline with excellence in GIScience is required at the time of hiring. Candidates should also have a scholarly publication record.​

Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Applicants must submit a cv, cover letter, and contact information for references. You must also attach a description of current and future research interests (3 pages max) and up to 3 reprints of published work.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2018.

Apply at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/13166 (ID:F1800016)

Job Title Adjunct Faculty of Remote Sensing, Geo-Information Science
Application Deadline N/A

Organization:

Department:

Salem State University
Qualifications

 

Salem State University is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a graduate course on the analysis of remote sensing imagery within the Geo-Information Science Graduate Program in spring 2018.  Experience with remote sensing analysis software and a thorough understanding of remote sensing science, image processing, and data analytic procedures are required. The ability to teach using leading software such as ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, and/or IDRISI is required. Class will run Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm beginning January 16, 2018. Additional responsibilities may include participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, and meeting all responsibilities/requirements as required for part-time faculty.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related field, such as Geography, Geology, Planning, or Environmental Science, with at least 18 graduate level credit hours in Geographic Information Systems OR a master's degree in a related field and at least 5 years of direct experience using Remote Sensing software in industry, government, or academia
  • Knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles and practices of the teaching of Remote Sensing on a post-secondary level
  • Proficient with ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, or IDRISI
  • At least 2 years of direct experience using Remote Sensing software in industry, government, or academia
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
  • Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services
Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter,transcripts and three letters of recommendation
  • Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
  • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed​

https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs/1964/adjunct-faculty-of-remote...

Job Title GENIP Chair
Application Deadline November 30, 2017 or until position is filled

Organization:

Department:

Geography Education National Implementation Project
Qualifications

The Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP) is a coordinating committee representing the four national geography organizations (Association of American Geographers; American Geographical Society; National Council for Geographic Education; and National Geographic Society) on projects and communications regarding geography education. The Committee consists of representatives appointed by the four organizations. The GENIP Coordinating Committee is currently seeking nominees interested in serving as Chair of the committee. 

The person serving as Chair will be responsible for coordinating and administrating the activities of the GENIP Coordinating Committee. Nominees should be knowledgeable about issues related to geography education especially at the K-12 level. The Committee has preference for a candidate with knowledge of and experience with geography education policies, state and national standards, curricula, and assessments, and other non-profit, educational organizations. This position is a part-time position to facilitate the committee’s work, monitor work on GENIP projects, and develop written responses on behalf of GENIP to issues as they arise. The Chair will receive an annual stipend that is currently set at $6,000.00 paid semi-annually in equal installments. The two-year term for Chair may be renewable as determined by the committee. 

The responsibilities and duties of the GENIP Chair will include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Schedule meetings and conference calls and develop the agenda with input from the representatives for each meeting or call (minimum of one face-to-face meeting and three quarterly conference calls)
  • Organize the agenda for the GENIP Coordinating Committee meetings and conference calls 
  • Maintain the minutes of the GENIP Coordinating Committee meetings and conference calls
  • Facilitate communication among the GENIP Coordinating Committee members 
  • Solicit input from GENIP Coordinating Committee members and respond to current events and activities related to the best interests of geography education
  • Write, coordinate committee review of, and distribute GENIP correspondence including the drafting of joint statements on behalf of GENIP members
  • Conduct Committee correspondence
  • Develop and seek approval of joint statements or press releases on behalf of GENIP members
  • Disseminate committee decisions and action items following meetings and conference calls
  • Document committee approval of project funds
  • Write summary information as needed to maintain a GENIP web page
  • Provide a summary annual report to be distributed to GENIP Coordinating Committee members for proper distribution to their organizations
  • Develop and manage project applications for GENIP Coordinating Committee funding
  • Coordinate reviews of project applications by the GENIP Coordinating Committee
  • Monitor progress of project work and prepare reports on GENIP funded projects 
  • Maintain a budget record of GENIP projects/activities, income, and committee approved expenditures by working with the NCGE fiscal agent
  • Submit requests for payments to NCGE for approved committee expenditures
  • Disseminate an annual budget report for the GENIP Project Funds to the Committee

 

Salary / Benefits  Not listed​
Other

Interested applicants should submit a current CV (including three references) and a cover letter addressing why they are interested in the position as GENIP Chair and describing the expertise and skills they would bring to the position. CV and cover letter should be e-mailed to heffron.susan@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Complete applications must include:  current curriculum vitae and a complete set of transcripts (unoffical acceptable) Three letters of recommendation are also required and should be submitted via email to the committee chair


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