[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track position in Human Geography/GIS at U. Nevada, Reno

Stephanie A McAfee smcafee at unr.edu
Fri Nov 6 09:21:39 MST 2015

Hi all,

We're looking to hire a human geographer or someone with a primary research interest in human-environment interactions who uses GIS in their work and can teach GIS courses. 

Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Systems                              
Job Description                            
The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus in Geographic Information Systems. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016. Primary teaching responsibilities will include spatial analysis, GIS, and undergraduate/graduate courses within his/her specialty. The candidate will be expected to sustain an active funded research program and supervise graduate students at the masters and doctoral level. The department values the integration of human and physical geography, and to complement the department’s existing research strengths, candidates with research and teaching interests in human geography or human-environment interactions are preferred. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Geography or related field by the time of appointment, as well as evidence of successful teaching and a demonstrated capacity for research. Candidate will also receive a start-up package. For information on the department, visit our website http://www.unr.edu/geography. 
The deadline for applications is November 16, 2015. For further information about this position contact Scott Bassett, Search Chair ( sbassett at unr.edu ).  

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 21,000 including nearly 3,000 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The University is currently classified (Carnegie) as “Research University/High” which places us among approximately the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. Located in the Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada to the west and the Great Basin to the east, the University of Nevada, Reno is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and world class ski resorts, and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.

Required Qualifications             
PhD in geography or other related discipline at time of appointment. A record of publications and/or presentations at professional meetings using GIS and its applications in human geography or human-environment interactions. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in GIS and spatial analysis.

Preferred Qualifications           
Potential to develop an externally funded research program that includes the training of graduate and undergraduate students. Interest and experience in online course development and teaching.

Special Instructions                    
Applicants must submit a resume/CV, cover letter, statement of philosophy, statement of research and plans, and contact information for three professional references.

For more information and/or to apply for the position go to:https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/18991[unrsearch.com].


Stephanie McAfee
Assistant Professor
Deputy State Climatologist
Dept. of Geography
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
smcafee at unr.edu

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