[ES_JOBS_NET] Earth and Atmospheric Sciences -GIS- Tenure Track Faculty, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Sat Oct 31 09:06:45 MDT 2015


*Position Summary*

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at the 
Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applicants for a 
tenure-track position in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

The successful candidate will teach lower and upper division courses 
inGIS, remote sensing, or other geospatial science courses. A standard 
teaching load consists of 12 credit hours per semester. For a list of 
courses taught inEAS, please visit: 
http://www.msudenver.edu/eas/students/eascourses/. The successful 
candidate will work and interact with a diverse group of individuals and 
be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.

*Posting Number*

*Position Title*
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences -GIS- Tenure Track Faculty

*Position Number*
F 571

*Salary for Announcement*

Commensurate with experience and education

*Employee Category*

EAS - Earth & Atmospheric Sci

*EClass Code*
FT Faculty-10 mo with benes


The tenure-line faculty member will be expected to:
1) Teach a variety ofGIS, remote sensing, and other geospatial science 
courses such as upper-division geospatial sciences courses in spatial 
modeling. remote sensing, cartography, data modeling, database 
development, python scripting, and/or other geospatial science topics, 
as well as lower-division introductory geospatial science courses, that 
includes course content consistent with student learning outcomes listed 
on the regular course syllabus.
2) Advise students regarding academic programs and careers.
3) Develop and maintain a publication record and present scholarly work 
at professional conferences or workshops.
4) Participate in interdisciplinary research
5) Integrate scholarly activities and knowledge into teaching to 
facilitate student learning about real-world problems through spatial 
data development, modeling, visualization, and analysis, using ArcGIS 
and other geospatial software.
6) Participate in field experiences, the First Year Success Program, 
and/or mentor undergraduate research projects.
7) Conduct assessment, curriculum development, and other substantial 
service activities forMSUDenver and the community.
8) Comply with all university policies such as student evaluation of 
instruction policies and peer observation policies.
For additionalEASDepartment information, please visit:

*Required Qualifications*

Doctorate degree in Geography,GIS, or anEASrelated field at time of 

*Preferred Qualifications*

1) Experience teaching introductory geospatial science courses.
2) Experience teaching upper-division geospatial sciences courses such 
as spatial modeling, remote sensing, cartography, data modeling, 
database development, python scripting, or other geospatial science topics.
3) Experience applying ArcGIS and other geospatial software to 
real-world problems in geospatial sciences and applications in 
environmental science, geography, geology, meteorology, and/or 
sustainable development through spatial data development, modeling, 
visualization, and analysis.
4) Evidence of commitment and experience in providing a high quality 
educational experience for students through instructional methods, 
assessment, and/or course development.
5) A record indicating well-developed scholarship.
6) Willingness and/or experience in participating in service activities.
7) Evidence of commitment to undergraduate education in a diverse urban 
8) An academic record indicating successful completion of diverseGIScourses
9)• Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse 
urban student population including (but not limited to) students of 
color,LBGTQIAstudents, students from low-income backgrounds, 
first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented 
students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and 
English-language learners.

*Posting date*

*Closing date*

*Closing Instructions*
Close on Closing Date

*Special Instructions to Applicants*

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply 
online via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their 
contact information.

Under other document please submit evidence of teaching excellence such 
as student evaluations, syllabi, and/or instructional artifacts.

If you are unable to submit copies of transcripts at the time of 
application please submit them to
Courtney Matsumoto
E-mail: cmatsumo at msudenver.edu>

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