Instructor or Assistant Professor of Geosciences At Minnesota State University Moorhead

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April 9, 2014

Job available: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Geosciences At Minnesota State University Moorhead


  • Teach geoscience courses in GPS, spatial thinking, GIS, and remote sensing.
  • Leadership in the development of a geospatial center, including working with the Center for Geospatial Studies Steering Committee and business and community partners.
  • Scholarly or create achievement or research in GIS.
  • Maintenance of professional development.
  • Service to the University and Community

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Geography with a Physical Geography and Geospatial focus.
  • Ability to effectively teach courses in: GPS, spatial thinking, introductory and advanced GIS, and remote sensing.
  • At least two (2) years teaching experience at the University level, both face-to-face and online.
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration.
  • Ability to work successfully with students of diverse backgrounds including sensitivity to their needs and concerns.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills and experience necessary for developing an emerging geospatial center.
  • Record of scholarly research using GIS.
  • Minimum of 3-5 peer reviewed publications.
  • Record of successful collaboration with business and community partners on geospatial projects.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by going to the following website and clicking on the position for which you are applying:

Applications must include: a letter of interest addressing the qualifications and position responsibilities, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and list of courses taught, and the names and contact information for three references. Completed applications received by April 16, 2014 will receive full consideration. Position open until filled.

The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.


Institution: Minnesota State University Moorhead

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All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.

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