Assistant/Associate Professor of Geography GIScience
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: January 15, 2020
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The Department of Geosciences at University of Arkansas invites
applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of
Geography GIScience with an anticipated start date of August 2020.
Highly qualified applicants for Associate Professor with tenure
will also be considered. We seek an outstanding individual with
skills in geospatial data science and/or spatial data analytics,
and systematic expertise that supports some combination of the
University s three signature research areas
Systematic areas might include, for example, geospatial
intelligence, augmented reality and holographic GIS, economic
geography, transportation analysis and logistics, urban and rural
design, medical geography, social networks and sharing economy,
etc. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an
independent, externally-funded research program and complement
ongoing collaborative and interdisciplinary research in the
Department of Geosciences and the University. Teaching duties may
include introductory GIScience, geospatial computational tools,
geodatabases, and/or upper-division undergraduate or graduate
courses in the candidate s field of interest.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* Doctoral degree in geography or a related discipline conferred by
the start of employment
* Demonstrated ability to teach at the senior/graduate level and
additional graduate courses
* Demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded
* Demonstrated publishing record in respected refereed journals and
demonstrated funding capabilities
* Previous experience/research that complements and enhances the
existing research areas of the Department of Geosciences and
affiliated centers and programs
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Jason A. Tullis
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s
employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a cover
letter/letter of application, a curriculum vita, a brief statement
of research interests, a brief statement of teaching interests, and
a list of three professional references (name, title, email
address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of
reference. Letters, if requested, should address the research and
teaching experiences of the applicant. All applications must be
submitted electronically at https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/36436.
Questions regarding this position may be addressed to the search
committee chair, Dr. Jason A. Tullis (firstname.lastname@example.org). Completed
applications received by October 17, 2019 will be assured full
consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to
fill the position.
222 Administration Building, Fayetteville, AR 72701
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Keywords: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville , Assistant/Associate Professor of Geography GIScience, Education / Teaching , Fayetteville, Arkansas
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