|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:20:22 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... NOTE: While these are GIS positions, we seek candidates who have expertise in GIS applications (e.g., climatology). -- The Department of Geography invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in Geographic Information Science. Candidates will be expected to take a leading role in strengthening the department’s GIScience program. (1) The first position will be appointed at the rank of Professor with expertise in Geographic Information Science theory and methods. The successful candidate is expected to be eligible for appointment to an endowed chair in the College of Geosciences. (2) The second position will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. For this position we seek a candidate with experience in applications of GIScience, broadly defined, who will foster private- and public-sector partnerships. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and outstanding reputations in Geography and proven track records of academic leadership. Successful applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching and have demonstrated ability to secure external funding. The Department of Geography has 20 faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography, human-environment relationships, geographic education and Geographic Information Science <http://geography.tamu.edu>. We are based in the College of Geosciences <http://geosciences.tamu.edu> with the Departments of Atmospheric Science, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography, and play a major role in the Environmental Programs in Geosciences. The College of Geosciences also includes Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas A&M University, a land-,sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 172,000 people. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to Dr. David Cairns, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 77843-3147. We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2012. Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive to the needs of dual-career partners <http://hr.tamu.edu/employment/dual-career.html>.
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