[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Associate Position GIS Professional Programs (GISPP) in the Department of Geography at UW-Madison
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Fri Jan 5 13:44:39 MST 2018
*WORK TYPE:*STAFF-FULL TIME
POSITION VACANCY ID:
FACULTY ASSOCIATE(D92DN) or ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC(D92FN) or ASST FACULTY
A482900-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/GEOGRAPHY/GEOGRAPHY
ANTICIPATED BEGIN DATE:
MAY 01, 2018
This is a renewable appointment.
ANNUAL (12 months)
DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
MS degree in Geography, GIScience, or a related field is required.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Candidates should be trained in applied cartography and GIS. Teaching
experience in higher education, with professional students, and/or online
is preferred. Technical skills in (1) desktop GIS, (2) Adobe Illustrator
and/or Photoshop, (3) spatial databases, and (4) spatial analysis are
desired. Must have excellent online communication skills.
Candidates with the following teaching experience and/or proficiencies are
especially encouraged to apply:
- Online teaching and/or online course development;
- GIS industry work experience;
- Esri software, including ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro;
- Adobe Creative Cloud software, Illustrator and Photoshop in particular;
- Databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle);
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
Teach two online courses in the GIS Professional Programs each term (fall,
spring, and summer, six course sections total a year).
GIS Professional Programs (GISPP) in the Department of Geography at
UW-Madison oversees all Professional GIS programs in the department,
including two online GIS Capstone Certificates, and an Online Master's in
GIS Development. Due to the success of our programs, we're growing both in
curriculum and in students.
GISPP offers you the chance to work in an innovative, dynamic, and fun
workplace, interested in bringing the community-building history of the
department to the world!
Relocation is not required for this job, as telecommuting is an option for
the right candidates.
Our main goal: to hire a competent, friendly, lifelong learner who will
help our students and our online professional community grow for years to
We're looking for someone innovative, a go-getter, energetic, and always
looking down the road for future trends and opportunities. Most
importantly, though contract-based, we're looking to hire a long-term team
member to help us build the most student-focused professional GIS program
in the world.
Salary commensurate with experience and background. We can offer a
competitive salary with great health, pension, and vacation benefits.
Are you the person we're looking for? Apply today!
wild2 at wisc.edu
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INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
For more information on the program, see http://www.geography.wisc.edu/gis.
How to Apply: Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application
Title will be determined upon hire.
For questions on the position, contact: Ian Muehlenhaus 608-515-8229 or
gispp at geography.wisc.edu
To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume
and contact information for at least three professional references,
including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the
minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
ADDITIONAL LINK: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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*APPLICATIONS OPEN:*JAN 3 2018 Central Standard Time
*APPLICATIONS CLOSE:*FEB 16 2018 11:55 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
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