Adjunct Faculty: Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Category: Adjunct Faculty
Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences Department
Locations: Boston, MA
Posted: Mar 16, 2020
Type: Adjunct Faculty
Ref No.: ADJ
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Adjunct instructors are needed in Engineering & Physical Sciences Department
GIS-224 Geographical Information Systems
Seeking an adjunct instructor for an evening section in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This course introduces the concepts of GIS and geospatial analysis of databases. Through a series of lectures, hands-on computer-based exercises, and web enhanced modules, students will learn the essential elements of a GIS, hardware requirements, GIS software, data acquisition, data structures, spatial databases, methods of data analysis and spatial modeling, and applications of GIS. This course is designed as a core requirement for the A.S. Environmental Science program but can also be used as a stand-alone course to compliment a wide range of academic disciplines to map resources and other mapping related functions of planning and management.
- GIS skills required
- Strong laboratory skills required
- College-level teaching experience required; community college teaching experience preferred
- Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES.
Salary: $1,104.00 per credit hour
Effective Date: Fall semester, 2020; open until filled
To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:
- Cover Letter
- A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts
Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.
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