Part-Time Lecturer - Geographic Information Studies
About the Opportunity
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the home of the
Experiential Liberal Arts. Through its research, teaching, and
engagement missions, the college collaborates across the
university, the Northeastern network, and partners around the
globe. We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through
diversity and enthusiastically welcome applications from members of
groups underrepresented in academia.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern
University seeks applicants for Part-Time Lecturers to teach
introductory and advanced courses in geographic information systems
(GIS) for graduate students in the humanities and social
The Introductory course establishes foundational skills in spatial
analysis, data structure and management, and cartographic
visualization. Covers introductory concepts and tools in geographic
information systems. Assignments apply concepts covered in lectures
and a project in students' fields of interest. The Advanced class
is a project-based course that offers students an opportunity to
practice greater depth in the analysis of urban spatial data
focused on urban systems (social, built, and natural).
Positions available throughout the year contingent upon enrollment
and department need.
Candidates should have an MS or PhD in GIS or geography, or an
advanced degree in a related field. Candidates should show evidence
of successful teaching using ArcGIS, ideally with ESRI
certification. Priority will be given to candidates with 2-3 years
of professional experience in government, urban planning, or other
applied setting. Applicants who are familiar with policy-oriented
research applications across a broad array of the social sciences
and humanities are especially welcome.
Documents to Submit:
Cover letter and CV.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
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