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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography with expertise in GI Science|Geographic Information Systems

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography with expertise in GI Science|Geographic Information Systems   

JOB TITLE:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography with expertise in GI Science|Geographic Information Systems

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Hempstead New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About Hofstra

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational - it is central to how weengage on a daily basis.
Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery,free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.


Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduateand graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, andmore.


Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research thatlays the foundation for future personal and professional success.
With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra's location seamlesslymerges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.


Hofstra University seekscandidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds.
We especiallyencourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.


PositionNumber: 896471

School/Division: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-SocialScience

Description

The Department of Global Studies and Geography at Hofstra University seeks a broadlytrained candidate for the tenure-track, full-time position of Assistant Professor of Geography to teach and perform research in GeographicInformation Science/Geographic Information Systems.
We seek candidates who are resourceful, critical thinking-oriented teacher/researcherswho can prepare our students for a wide variety of geographically inflected careers and produce meaningful geographical scholarship.
Candidates must be effective communicators with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, be able to initiate sustained research andshow initiative in seeking external funding for research.
The standard teaching load at Hofstra is three courses per semester.


Thecandidate must be capable of teaching introductory digital mapping skills, intermediate GIS, and advanced GIS undergraduate courses.
Thecandidate must also be able to teach remote sensing and web-based geotechnologies and ideally should be able to use GIS for social- orenvironmental-justice purposes.
Preference will be given to candidates that can teach regional geography course(s) focused outside NorthAmerica and who can develop and teach new courses in urban planning.
Prior university teaching experience is stronglypreferred.


Qualifications
  • PhD in geography, urban planning or associated discipline at time ofappointment.
  • Ability to teach Introductory Digital Mapping/GIS, Intermediate GIS, and Advanced GIS courses.
  • Ability to teachremote sensing and web-based geotechnologies.
  • Successful candidates will have a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, andinclusion in an educational environment.
Preferred Quals Summary
  • Prior university teaching with positiveteaching reviews.
  • Ability to teach the use of GIS for social- or environmental-justice purposes.
  • Ability to develop aprogram in urban planning.
  • Ability to teach dedicated course(s) on geographic region(s) outside of North America.
  • Experiencecollaborating with geographers and/or scholars in other disciplines.
  • Ability to attract outside researchfunding.
Special Instructions

Please upload the following with your application forconsideration:
  • Cover letter, including a brief summary of scholarly interests and accomplishments.
  • Curriculumvitae.
  • Teaching statement with appended evidence of effectiveness as an educator and approach to creating an inclusive learningenvironment.
  • Candidates are encouraged to include a statement on how their work may contribute to Hofstra's institutional commitmentto the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Email address and phone number of three professionalreferences.
All applications received by March 15 will receive full consideration, but we will accept applications until theposition is filled.
Inquiries should be directed to edu\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\">gsgeog@hofstra.
edu
butapplications should be submitted via Hofstra's application portal

Tenure Track: Yes

EEOStatement

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty,administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diversecommunity.


Salary/Salary Range
$90,000-$100,000

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

100000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707246691-efc0b1cb50c7b63679c26e93b56a6228

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Hempstead

Job Origin:

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About Hofstra

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational - it is central to how weengage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery,free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduateand graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, andmore.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research thatlays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra's location seamlesslymerges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seekscandidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especiallyencourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

PositionNumber: 896471

School/Division: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-SocialScience

Description

The Department of Global Studies and Geography at Hofstra University seeks a broadlytrained candidate for the tenure-track, full-time position of Assistant Professor of Geography to teach and perform research in GeographicInformation Science/Geographic Information Systems. We seek candidates who are resourceful, critical thinking-oriented teacher/researcherswho can prepare our students for a wide variety of geographically inflected careers and produce meaningful geographical scholarship.Candidates must be effective communicators with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, be able to initiate sustained research andshow initiative in seeking external funding for research. The standard teaching load at Hofstra is three courses per semester.

Thecandidate must be capable of teaching introductory digital mapping skills, intermediate GIS, and advanced GIS undergraduate courses. Thecandidate must also be able to teach remote sensing and web-based geotechnologies and ideally should be able to use GIS for social- orenvironmental-justice purposes. Preference will be given to candidates that can teach regional geography course(s) focused outside NorthAmerica and who can develop and teach new courses in urban planning. Prior university teaching experience is stronglypreferred.

Qualifications
  • PhD in geography, urban planning or associated discipline at time ofappointment.
  • Ability to teach Introductory Digital Mapping/GIS, Intermediate GIS, and Advanced GIS courses.
  • Ability to teachremote sensing and web-based geotechnologies.
  • Successful candidates will have a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, andinclusion in an educational environment.
Preferred Quals Summary
  • Prior university teaching with positiveteaching reviews.
  • Ability to teach the use of GIS for social- or environmental-justice purposes.
  • Ability to develop aprogram in urban planning.
  • Ability to teach dedicated course(s) on geographic region(s) outside of North America.
  • Experiencecollaborating with geographers and/or scholars in other disciplines.
  • Ability to attract outside researchfunding.
Special Instructions

Please upload the following with your application forconsideration:
  • Cover letter, including a brief summary of scholarly interests and accomplishments.
  • Curriculumvitae.
  • Teaching statement with appended evidence of effectiveness as an educator and approach to creating an inclusive learningenvironment.
  • Candidates are encouraged to include a statement on how their work may contribute to Hofstra's institutional commitmentto the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Email address and phone number of three professionalreferences.
All applications received by March 15 will receive full consideration, but we will accept applications until theposition is filled. Inquiries should be directed to gsgeog@hofstra.edu butapplications should be submitted via Hofstra's application portal

Tenure Track: Yes

EEOStatement

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty,administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diversecommunity.

Salary/Salary Range
$90,000-$100,000


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