Assistant Professor, GIS and Geography
History And Anthropology
Monmouth University invites applications for the tenure-track
position of Assistant Professor of Geography (specialization in
Geographical Information Systems) to begin Fall 2024.
Candidates should have a terminal degree in geography or GIS in
hand, or ABD with evidence that degree will be completed before the
beginning of the Fall 2024 semester. At Monmouth, the Geography and
GIS programs are situated in the Department of History &
The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced
courses in GIS, spatial data & analysis, remote sensing, and
GIS applications to other disciplines. They will assume the roles
of A) director of the undergraduate GIS minor and graduate GIS
certificate programs, and B) university cartographer, working not
only with established partners such as the Urban Coast Institute
and the School of Science, but with new partners in the social
The course load is 3/3 for faculty members on the tenure track.
Given the program leadership role associated with this position,
the successful candidate will receive a 3-credit per year teaching
reduction (a 3/2 course load). The successful candidate will
demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and academic
advising, and promoting the study of geography to students.
The duties of the position include pursuing a scholarly agenda in
research and publishing, and participating fully in the life of our
academic community though departmental and University
The search will remain open until the position is filled, but
applications received by January 15, 2024 will receive the fullest
This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote
For additional information about the department, please visit:
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree
completion expected by date of employment
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication
Required Years of Experience:
- A terminal degree in geography or Geographic Information
Systems (GIS) or related field in hand, or ABD with evidence that
degree will be completed before the beginning of the Fall 2024
- Ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in GIS,
spatial data & analysis, and GIS applications to other
- Strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and academic advising,
and promoting the study of geography to students.
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- Experience with Remote Sensing Technologies
- Ability to teach remote sensing.
- Ability to generate grants.
- Experience in developing GIS programs and teaching GIS and
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University
is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to
innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked
Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400
students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs,
including four doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive
learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the
student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning
environment empowers students to become active participants in
their education while fully preparing them for life after
graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective
disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating
with undergraduates and graduates in their research and
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia,
Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in
history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The
University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most
beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National
Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus
gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse
cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community.
Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s
redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became
Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in
1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World
Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387
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Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate
diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment
for all employees.