[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor Faculty Position in GIS at University of Nevada, Reno

Stephanie A McAfee smcafee at unr.edu
Wed Sep 14 10:05:15 MDT 2016

I am pleased to share with you a new GIS Tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Geography at The University of Nevada, Reno, starting July 2017.

We are in an exciting growth period in Geography at UNR – we have a new Geotechnologies Specialization and Minor and we are beginning to offer online GIS classes. We are adding specializations and minors in Climate, Water and Ecosystems; Climate Studies; Environmental Policy and Management; and Globalization, Politics and Place. We are currently a faculty of 13 that includes interest in human and physical geography, with a number of us using GIS and spatial modeling techniques in our research. We are excited to see our numbers increase to 14!

A link and an abbreviated announcement are below.


The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in appliedGIS. The successful candidate will apply geospatial technologies to solve contemporary societal/environmental problems. The candidate will need to sustain an active funded research program and supervise graduate students at the masters and doctoral level. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate/graduate courses in GIS, spatial statistics, and her/his specialty. The department standard teaching load is 3 courses a year. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Geography or a related field by the time of appointment and a demonstrated capacity for research.
The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Candidate will receive a start-up package. For information on the department, visit our websitehttp://www.unr.edu/geography.
The deadline for applications is October 14, 2016.
For further information about this position contact Jill S. Heaton, Department and Search Chair (jheaton at unr.edu<mailto:jheaton at unr.edu>).

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

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