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Job ID: 6504
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island (CSI) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Geographic Information Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2013. Specialization in Urban, Population, or Environmental Geography that incorporate GIS applications is preferred.
The College of Staten Island is a leading publicly funded unit of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the fastest growing borough of New York City. It is situated on 204 acres of wooded grounds with nineteen buildings constructed in the Georgian style. It is a comprehensive liberal arts and technology institution with a commuter student population. Dormitories are under construction and are expected to open in Fall 2013. Free shuttle service is offered from the Staten Island Ferry to the CSI Campus. CSI is also home to the CUNY High Performance Computing Center and outstanding computational assets are available for research purposes, including a broad portfolio of statistical tools and social science data resources.
The school's location in New York City enables it to draw on the vast economic and cultural resources of the city. It also provides opportunities for faculty to interact with practitioners in industry and with researchers at other colleges and universities in the metropolitan area. Opportunities exist to serve on the Doctoral Faculty of The City University of New York Graduate School in various field areas.
Ph.D. degree in geography or a closely related field is required at time of appointment. We seek a geographer with a strong teaching record with an ability to communicate geography to a diverse student body, research skills, and a commitment to GIS. In addition to responsibility for teaching introductory and intermediate GIS, the successful candidate will also be expected to teach general education Geography courses, upper division courses in his or her area of specialization, and support the university's interdisciplinary priorities; pursue an active research and publication program; and perform departmental and college service. The college does not currently have a Geography Major, but it is developing one. The successful candidate will be expected to design courses in preparation for the development of the Major and help to build the program. Affiliation with the CUNY graduate program is possible.
The College of Staten Island is committed to a diverse work environment that reflects the multicultural makeup of our student body. The successful candidate will be committed to inclusion and excellence. The Search Committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Salary range: $55,017 - $74,133; commensurate with experience..
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December 15, 2012
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