Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

University of Wisconsin-Superior
University of Wisconsin-Superior, Superior, WI
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
$54,000 - $60,000 annually
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Department of Natural Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) beginning Fall 2023. This is a nine-month academic year, tenure-track faculty position. The position involves teaching introductory and advanced classes in Geographic Information Systems, and courses for the Environmental Science program. These courses could include environmental assessment, data analytics, forestry, hydrology, or other courses that complement our existing program. The incoming faculty member will also mentor student-centered research and internship experiences. The Environmental Science program maintains small class sizes, emphasizes experiential learning, and prides itself on student-centered teaching. DUTIES: • Instruction of 12 credits or their equivalent per semester in Geographic Information Systems and the Environmental Science program. • Advise environmental sciences majors, which includes mentoring students with research projects. • Play a significant role in developing the GIS and Environmental Science programs. • Service to the University, including program, departmental and campus committee work. • Engagement in research and scholarly activity. • Engagement in professional and public service. • This position requires an on-campus presence
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: • An earned doctorate at the date-of-hire in geography, a natural science, or environmental engineering. • An academic and/or professional research background in geospatial science in an environmental context. • Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and learning methods, and inclusive excellence. • Expertise with ESRI GIS software. • University level teaching experiences. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: • Experience or interest in engaging students in undergraduate research. • Evidence of the development of quality scholarship leading to publications and scholarly activities in relevant professional societies and public outreach. • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.
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Sandy Orr
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