University of Minnesota
The Department of Geography, Society, and Environment at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer with expertise in Geographic Information Science (GISc) to begin teaching in Fall 2023. The candidate will teach 6 courses per year. Compensation and benefits are highly competitive. We are committed to attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups knowing that diversity enriches the academic experience and enhances innovation.
The successful applicant for this Lecturer position will help provide high-quality GISc instruction. The ideal candidate will help provide vision and leadership for the professional Masters of GISc program, the first such program in the country. The candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate GIS programs. They will have an opportunity to develop curricular materials demonstrating how GIS and GISc can support diversity, equity, and inclusion in society.
- Provide high-quality instruction in GISc and GISc-related courses. This will include existing courses focusing on specific GIS, such as ArcGIS, and broader substantive areas, including Principles of Cartography, and Advanced Cartography and Geovisualization as well as newly developed courses.
- Maintain and update current course content and, if needed, develop new courses to meet programmatic needs and improve student success given new evolutions in geospatial data and technologies.
- Create an inclusive learning environment for a population of students with diverse backgrounds and professional/personal interests.
- Dependent upon course size may supervise teaching assistants.