Tenure-track faculty position in GIScience (assistant professor)


The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in geographic information science (GIScience). We are interested in candidates who will strengthen the department’s research and teaching program and help build strong connections to other relevant science communities. Candidates with an emphasis in any area associated with GIScience will be considered. A PhD degree completed before August 1, 2019, is expected. Excellence in teaching, research, and service is expected of professors employed by Penn State Geography, as is development of an externally funded research program. Participation in the department`s online geospatial education programs is also expected. To apply please upload: a letter describing how your interests would integrate with the teaching and research programs within the department, a curriculum vitae, up to four publications, and the names, addresses, and contact information of four potential referees. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Alexander Klippel, email klippel@psu.edu. Please do not email documents or completed applications to this address as they will not be considered.

Link: https://psu.jobs/job/83492