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Adjunct Faculty - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Unity College
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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The Company

At Unity, sustainability isn't a buzzword. It's the foundation of our entire approach and has been for more than 50 years.

We apply sustainability principles to everything we do, from our properties around the State of Maine, to our online degrees offered to students everywhere, to our enrichment experiences and entrepreneurial endeavors at locations from northern Maine to Arizona to Brazil.

Engage with Unity College and you'll start to ask tough questions, challenge the status quo, and envision new possibilities. If taking the lead in creating a more sustainable future sounds like the future you want, we can make it happen.

The Position

Unity College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses for our online undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight different terms for undergraduate students, and eight weeks in five different terms for graduate students.

  • Courses to be potentially covered include Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Integrated Spatial Analysis and GIS Application, Conservation Cartography and Visualization, as well as Field Data Collection for GIS.
  • Courses are taught asynchronously with an average of 20 students per course.
  • Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DVM) in the discipline or a master's degree with ample experience in the profession.

  • Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.
  • Prior experience in instructing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is strongly desirable. Professional work in GIS and its practical applications are also desirable.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college.
  • The Location

    Unity College's distance education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.


    This is a temporary part time position and is not eligible for benefits.

    To Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should click on the “Apply Now” button and submit a CV, cover letter and points of contact for three references.


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