Limited-term Instructor of GIS and Geography

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The Department of Geology and Geography has a limited-term Instructor of GIS and Geography position open for which we seek to make a hire for the 2019-20 academic year. This position is located on the Statesboro campus. If you know of someone who is interested, please share this position description with them.

At Georgia Southern, limited-term instructors normally teach fifteen contact hours per semester, hold regular office hours, and participate in departmental meetings and activities. All limited-term positions are non-tenure track, academic-year (9/10 month) appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment for a second year based on funding and satisfactory performance. The second year would be a terminal year, without exceptions. The salary is $42,000 plus benefits. The salary is not negotiable. Moving expenses are not included.

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the limited-term Instructor of GIS and geography will teach sections of Introduction to GIS and Cartography (GEOG 3440), Intermediate GIS (GEOG 4542), and World Regional Geography (GEOG 1130). The Department offers undergraduate degree programs in both geology and geography and a graduate degree in Applied Geography. In addition, the minor in GIS attracts students from a range of disciplines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree (or higher) in Geography, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Geography, by August 1, 2019.
  • Ability to teach Geographic Information System courses at both the introductory and upper division levels.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in preparing and teaching GIS and other geography courses.
  • Experience with ArcGIS Pro software package.

    Screening of applications begins June 1st, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. The position start August 1, 2019. Please ask interested candidates to send a complete application, consisting of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above, a curriculum vitae, names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references, and a verifiable statement regarding authorization to work, unassisted, in the US. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Dr. James Reichard, Chair
    Department of Geology and Geography
    Electronic mail: [email protected]
    Telephone: 912-478-5361

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/geo/. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.





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