[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor GIS at University of Utah

Maura Hahnenberger mhahnenb at bruinmail.slcc.edu
Thu Aug 23 23:25:59 MDT 2018


UTAH, SALT LAKE CITY 84112-9155. University of Utah. The Department of
Geography invites applications for an Assistant Professor of GISposition
starting 1 July 2019.

We are seeking a Geographic Information Scientist with expertise in one or
more of the following research areas: cyber GIS, geovisualization, big
data, knowledge discovery, artificial intelligence, machine learning,
software/application development, and/or spatial modeling and analysis.
Other computational GISc-based research areas may be acceptable. Successful
candidates would be able to teach advanced courses in GIS, WebGIS,
cartography/geovisualization, GIS programming, big data/cloud computing,
and other courses in their specialization area.

Competitive candidates will have a strong research record reflected in
journal publications, conference presentations, and external funding. The
ability to collaborate with faculty within the Department of Geography and
participate in interdisciplinary research at the University of Utah is a
priority. Demonstrated skills in student mentoring are highly desirable.

The Department of Geography at the University of Utah emphasizes
scientific, quantitative geography within the focus areas of urban/economic
systems, Earth systems science, human-environmental geography and
geographic information science. The department offers BS, MS, and PhD
Geography degrees, as well as BS and MS GISdegrees. The department is a
national Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences and is home
to the Digitally Integrated Geographic Information Technologies (DIGIT) Lab
which provides support for both theoretical and applied geographic
information analysis and application development. The department is housed
in the brand new Gardner Commons building with beautiful classrooms,
laboratories and meeting spaces. For more information on the Department of
Geography, see www.geog.utah.edu.

The University of Utah offers unparalleled opportunities for
interdisciplinary collaborative research. The university is home to the
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI), the Center for High
Performance Computing (CHPC), the Global Change and Sustainability Center (
GCSC), and a new “iNterdisciplinary EXchange for Utah Science” (NEXUS)
research center housed within our new building.

The University of Utah is a comprehensive and diverse public institution
located in the Wasatch Front urban corridor with easy access to research
and recreational opportunities in the Rocky Mountains, Great Basin and the
Colorado Plateau. Salt Lake City is a dynamic, high-tech and bike-friendly
metropolitan area with high quality cultural and entertainment amenities,
an extensive public transit system, and a sunny, dry four-season climate.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, statement of research,
statement of teaching, teaching evaluations (if available), and the contact
information for exactly three references. In your application materials,
please include a description of how your work and experience can contribute
to the success of underrepresented students. To apply for the position
click on or enter this web link http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/79602.

The due date for applications is 1 October 2018; applications received
after the deadline may be considered until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Rich Medina (
richard.medina at geog.utah.edu).


Maura Hahnenberger, PhD

Geosciences Department
Salt Lake Community College

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