Visiting Assistant Professor - Geography, 2019/2020

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Geography
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: May 7, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Department of Geography at Binghamton University, the State University of New York, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Geography with an emphasis on GIS and Geospatial Data Science applicable for undergraduates and graduate students. The appointment begins Fall 2019 and ends at the completion of Spring semester, 2020.

Areas of specialization include big data analytics (including social media), GIS and WebGIS, geo-visualization, data mining, and spatial statistics. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate (Cartography and GIS, GIS and Spatial Analysis) and graduate courses in GIScience such as spatial statistics, GIS programming (e.g., R and Python), WebGIS, data mining, and big data analytics (social media).


A Ph.D. in Geography is preferred by the start of employment. Candidates who have strong records of teaching and scholarship are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Completed applications received by June 24, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications arriving after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a curriculum vita; a cover letter describing experience and interest in the position; a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach, and any other relevant information; three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the candidate's teaching performance.




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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 9/25/2019
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