The Department of Geography at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer to begin August 2017. The department seeks a dynamic, highly innovative instructor who will substantially contribute to its long-term strategic plan for growing the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
Primary responsibilities include teaching, specifically developing a series of introductory and advanced GIS courses (e.g., GIS programming, Web GIS, Geo-visualization) at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional duties will include assisting with the student learning outcomes assessment, certificate administration, and departmental outreach and service. The appointment is renewable and is eligible for promotion.
The Department of Geography has 15 active faculty members, who conduct teaching and research in a broad spectrum of areas, including physical geography, human-environment interactions, medical geography, and economic geography. It offers BS/BA, MS/MA, and PhD degree tracks, including online and distance learning options for coursework. The department has two computer-lab classrooms and provides a high-speed on-line computing environment via UFAPPs, where any student and faculty can access software applications, such as ArcGIS, GeoDa, and ENVI, from any computing device, from any location, at any time. Applicants are encouraged to visit the website (http://sites.clas.ufl.edu/geography/) to learn more about the Department of Geography.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please callor the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
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