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A selection of Geography and Atmospheric Science job postings are below. Be sure to also explore current job listings through the KU Career Center's Geography Careers page and the Atmospheric Science Careers page. The KU Career Center also has excellent resources for every step of the career path, from exploring interests to resume writing, mock interviews, and even a loaner clothes bank for interviews.  

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Job Title
Geographer- GIS
Application Deadline October 17, 2018

Organization:

Department:

Department of the Navy

Qualifications

Responsibilities

The successful selectee will perform the following duties:

  • Read and interpret maps, charts, photographs and statistical tabulations.
  • Present and illustrate geographic information in narrative and graphic forms.
  • Produce comprehensive facility, environmental and utility products and services using georeference and digitized as-builts, floorplans, blueprints, imagery, etc.
  • Convert AutoCAD to GIS and GIS to AutoCAD using spatial data transformations for Navy stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain symbology comprehensive map products such as Regional Base Maps (RBMs), Regional Installation Maps, utility mapbooks by commodity, Installation Data Catalogs, disaster assessment maps and jurisdictional (fire, police) mapbooks.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess:
A Degree: geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields.OR:

A Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in geography, or a related field that included at least 24 semester hours in geography or related fields, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Salary / Benefits 

$49,765- $64,697 

Other

Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482149100 (ID:482149100)

Vacancies in: Jacksonville, FL; Key West, FL; Mayport, FL; Milton, FL

Job Title
Hiring Pool – Geography & GIS Department​
Application Deadline N/A

Organization:

Department:


University of Northern Colorado

Department of Geography and GIS

Qualifications

Job Summary

Temporary, part-time adjunct faculty in Geography & GIS. A large variety of courses are offered from time to time when full time faculty are released from part of their teaching assignments. Currently, we seek one or more individuals to teach any of these four GIS courses for the Fall 2018 semester:

• GEOG 210 – Introduction to GIS and GPS or GEOG 307 -
Geographic Information Science
This course will expose students to the fundamental concepts and application techniques used in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS).

• GEOG 327 – Fundamentals of Geospatial Programming (Python)
This course provides fundamental skills for geospatial programming. Topics include learning Python scripting syntax and using scripts to access and automate geographic processing tasks.

• GEOG 412 – Web Mapping
Study thematic map communication via the internet and wireless technologies. Develop interactive maps that can be served over the internet. Build mobile mapping applications.

• GEOG 515 – Geospatial Statistics (online)
Examine statistical techniques useful to the analysis of geographical data. Covers descriptive statistics, probability, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, statistical modeling and spatial statistics.


Minimum Qualifications

The Department of Geography & GIS requires an academic degree in the discipline (Geography, Geospatial Technologies, Planning, or Ecology). Candidates for Lecturer will have at least 18 graduate credits in geography or GIS and must hold at least a master’s degree.

The Department of Geography & GIS has established a minimum threshold for tested experience when determining faculty qualifications in GIS by means other than earned credential. To be considered qualified through tested experience to teach a GIS course, a faculty member must meet at least two of the following criteria:

• A graduate degree in computer science, general science, planning, or a spatial discipline related to any of the specialty groups defined by the American Association of Geographers (www.aag.org); 
• A record of exceptional research, professional activity, or achievement relevant to geographic theories, approaches, and methods.
• Relevant certifications, licensure, or additional credentials relevant to GIS

Salary / Benefits 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.​

Other

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references with contact information, and copies of unofficial transcripts clearly indicating the highest degree conferred. If applying to teach specific courses, address which of the courses you would like to teach in your cover letter. Please note that official transcripts will be required within 30 days of hire. References may be contacted during the review process and/or at the time of hire.

Being accepted into the hiring pool is not a guarantee of future employment. The Department of Geography & GIS maintains a pool of qualified applicants who may be contacted prior to each semester regarding staffing vacancies. If approved for this hiring pool, you will be asked to renew your position on an annual basis during the spring semester.

https://careers.unco.edu/postings/2086 

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Sciences (GIScience)
Application Deadline Until Filled

Organization:

Department:

The State Univeristy of New York- University at Buffalo
Qualifications

 

Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts and three letters of recommendation
Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed​

https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs/1974/adjunct-faculty-of-spatia...

Job Title
Adjunct Faculty of Spatial Database Analysis and Design, Geo-Information Science​
Application Deadline N/A

Organization:

Department:


Salem State University
Qualifications

The Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in Geographic Information Sciences (GIScience). The department is seeking highly qualified candidates who demonstrate, or show promise of establishing, a strong analytical research program in GIScience, which may include such topics as spatial data science, spatiotemporal data analytics, deep learning, and remote sensing. A competitive startup package will be provided to the successful candidate.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The Department of Geography is a nationally-ranked unit noted for significant advances in Earth systems science, economic geography, geospatial analysis and modeling, GIScience, health geography, and remote sensing. The successful candidate will join a world-class group of educators and researchers that was recently designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the United States Geological Survey. It is also home to the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, which provides leadership in GIScience research across multiple disciplines.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or other doctorate degree) and a scholarly publication record. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully secure external funds for research and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, consistent with the tenured ranks at AAU institutions.

To apply, electronically submit a curriculum vitae, description of current and future research interests (three pages maximum), copies of published work (no more than three), and contact information for three referees to: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/. The position will remain open until filled, but preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2018. Please consult our website (https://www.buffalo.edu/cas/geography.html) for information about UB, our department, and our community. UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline with excellence in GIScience is required at the time of hiring. Candidates should also have a scholarly publication record.​

Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Applicants must submit a cv, cover letter, and contact information for references. You must also attach a description of current and future research interests (3 pages max) and up to 3 reprints of published work.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

Preference will be given to applications received by March 15, 2018.

Apply at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/13166 (ID:F1800016)

Job Title Adjunct Faculty of Remote Sensing, Geo-Information Science
Application Deadline N/A

Organization:

Department:

Salem State University
Qualifications

 

Salem State University is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a graduate course on the analysis of remote sensing imagery within the Geo-Information Science Graduate Program in spring 2018.  Experience with remote sensing analysis software and a thorough understanding of remote sensing science, image processing, and data analytic procedures are required. The ability to teach using leading software such as ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, and/or IDRISI is required. Class will run Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm beginning January 16, 2018. Additional responsibilities may include participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, and meeting all responsibilities/requirements as required for part-time faculty.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related field, such as Geography, Geology, Planning, or Environmental Science, with at least 18 graduate level credit hours in Geographic Information Systems OR a master's degree in a related field and at least 5 years of direct experience using Remote Sensing software in industry, government, or academia
  • Knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles and practices of the teaching of Remote Sensing on a post-secondary level
  • Proficient with ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, or IDRISI
  • At least 2 years of direct experience using Remote Sensing software in industry, government, or academia
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
  • Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services
Salary / Benefits 

 N/A

Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter,transcripts and three letters of recommendation
  • Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
  • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed​

https://careers-salemstate.icims.com/jobs/1964/adjunct-faculty-of-remote...


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