Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 228606-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the department chair, teach and revise courses to match the department's Geographic Information System (GIS) and GeoDesign curricular needs. These courses all relate to applications of geospatial visualization and analysis to issues of planning and landscape architecture. The courses to be taught and revised through this position will serve all five of the academic programs in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Masters degree or equivalent in planning, landscape architecture, or natural resources field and professional experience of a minimum of 5 years. Candidates should have significant experience with GIS techniques, concepts, and systems in resource management, land use, and environmental fields.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience using and teaching GIS techniques, concepts, and systems in resource management, land use, and environmental fields is required. Strong preference will be given to those candidates with two or more semesters of recent experience teaching advanced college level courses in geospatial analysis and design or closely related topics.

The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm, understanding and competency with principles and methods of geographic information systems and their applications in planning and landscape architecture. Candidate must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and technical capabilities.

Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.



Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $52,710 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position contact: Kelsey Hughes,

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. You will also need to provide contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Kelsey Hughes
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Nov 18 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 8 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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