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Assistant Professor, GIS and Geography

Employer
Monmouth University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 3, 2023

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Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, GIS and Geography



Department: History And Anthropology

Position Summary:
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 & Anthropology.

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 sciences.

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 service.
The search will remain open until the position is filled, but applications received by January 15, 2024 will receive the fullest consideration.

This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.

For additional information about the department, please visit: http://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/history-and-anthropology.aspx

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 skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
  • 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 semester.
  • Ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in GIS, spatial data & analysis, and GIS applications to other disciplines.
  • Strong commitment to teaching, mentoring and academic advising, and promoting the study of geography to students.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Remote Sensing Technologies
  • Ability to teach remote sensing.
  • Ability to generate grants.
  • Experience in developing GIS programs and teaching GIS and mapmaking.






Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 11/02/2023
Closing Date:


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 scholarship.

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 offerings.

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 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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