GIS Faculty Position At UW-Madison

Assistant Professor (tenure‐track) of Geography, tenure‐track position in GIScience with concentration in geo-computing and spatial analysis and demonstrated understanding of earth surface processes. Appointment to begin August 2017. Ph.D. in Geography, Geoinformatics, Geosciences, Environmental Science, Ecology or other allied science required at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants broadly trained in the area of spatial analysis and related emerging technologies. Potential GIScience research areas include, but are not limited to, spatial statistics, spatial data mining, spatial big data analytics, VGI, environmental sensor networks, or unmanned aerial vehicles. Potential application domains within earth surface processes include, but are not limited to, hydrology, eco‐hydrology, or watershed modeling. The successful applicant is expected to develop a strong research program and be able to make a significant contribution to our successful online non‐thesis professional Master’s program and the graduate certificate program in GIS. Teaching requirements include an introductory course in geospatial programming (geocomputing) and courses in advanced spatial analysis/spatial statistics/quantitative modeling. For more information on Geography at UW‐Madison, see For Questions, please contact: Jacqueline Wild at or 608‐262‐2139. To apply, visit Search for position 88545 and apply online. Applications materials required include cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a CV, no more than three examples of publications, and the names of three references to the email address below. Online submissions in PDF format are required. Online applications must be completed by January 9, 2017.

The University of Wisconsin‐Madison is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Background check may be required prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicant must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

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