Assistant/Associate Professor of Geographic Information Systems - (180555)
The Department of Applied Aviation Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Prescott, Arizona, invites applications for one
full-time tenure/non-tenure track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
The successful candidate will be expected to teach four 3-credit undergraduate courses related to GIS each fall and spring semester and lead the development of ERAU’s GIS curriculum. Teaching assignments
may include, but not be limited to, introductory and advanced courses in GIS, as well as courses in GIS applications such as unmanned aircraft systems, global security, natural resources management or emergency management. Applicants who could also teach a
survey meteorology course, an aviation weather course, or other non-calculus-based meteorology courses are especially encouraged to apply. This position will also include working with and advising students as they explore the various career paths that utilize
GIS knowledge and training. Scholarly activity and service responsibilities are expected and will be assigned as appropriate.
This is a nine-month position, renewed annually, with the possibility of summer teaching for additional pay.
The Prescott Campus of ERAU is a small residential campus in the mountains of northern Arizona. Prescott is one of the highest-rated residential areas in the Southwest. It is located at over 5,000 feet elevation,
has a mild climate, clean air, and is close to outdoor recreation, pristine wilderness areas and national forests.
The selected candidate must have at least a Master’s degree in GIS, geography, earth systems science, meteorology or a related discipline. A Ph.D./doctoral
degree is highly desirable. Technical training and experience in the area of geographic information systems are required, including proficiency with ESRI products and other relevant GIS software packages. Moreover, experience with Python programming, airborne
remote sensing data, or hazards mapping/modeling is strongly desired. Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills and teaching ability at the college level are also required for this position.
The position will begin in August 2019. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit (upload) a letter of application clearly
showing that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a summary of relevant GIS-related experience and course work. Please include three professional references
with contact information.
Applications must be submitted online via the link http://careers.erau.edu/