The College Of William Mary

The College Of William Mary

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Center for Geospatial Analysis

United States

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0308W

Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth Position Title Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Center for Geospatial Analysis Unit Mission Statement

The Center for Geospatial Analysis (CGA) is the comprehensive resource for William & Mary students, faculty, staff and community partners interested in the ever evolving field of geospatial technologies. Our mission is to provide access to geospatial technologies and the expertise to support learning and research using these powerful analytic mapping tools. The CGA fosters teaching, research, and public service as an integral part of education linked through programs designed to preserve, transmit and expand knowledge of geospatial technologies e.g. geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing technologies (RS), global positioning systems (GPS), and small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS or drones).

Position Summary

The Center for Geospatial Analysis at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a two-year, non-tenure- track Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor position with emphasis on Geospatial Analysis, beginning August 10, 2023, for the 2023-2024 academic year. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.

We seek a colleague with a commitment to excellence in teaching with both undergraduateISI and graduate students in small class settings (1:14) and large class settings (1:80). Specific expertise integrating geospatial technologies with digital humanities; social justice; and/or medical & economic equity, is desired.

The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load of existing courses for the Center for Geospatial Analysis. Courses will include sections of existing geospatial courses such as: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems course (multiple lab sections and/or large lecture). Additional courses, as needed, including but not limited to: Introduction to Geographic Information Science at a graduate level; Advanced Spatial Analysis and Coding; Introduction to Remote Sensing; Geovisualization and Cartographic Design; Special Topics in Geospatial Technology (e.g. digital humanities; social justice; medical & economic equity) etc, depending on the expertise of the successful applicant.

Required Qualifications

  • A Master's degree is required.
  • Proficiency in ESRI GIS products (e.g., ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online).
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023).
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred and/or applied experience outside of academic settings is also preferred.
  • Expertise with Digital Humanities; Social Justice; R or Python is preferred.
  • Conditions of Employment


    Department 3KF190 Center for Geospatial Analysis Location William & Mary Job Open Date 04/18/2023 Review Begin Date 05/02/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Instructional Faculty Special Application Instructions Background Check Statement

    William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

    EEO Statement

    William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Benefits Summary Statement

    William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

    Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to: https: // www.

    Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Candidate Diversity Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Center for Geospatial Analysis


    The College Of William Mary


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor


    Computer Science

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