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TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR-EARTH SCIENCE/GIS/REMOTE SENSING, EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

The Department of Geosciences (www.geoscience.eku.edu) of Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019. We seek a colleague with academic training that includes practical and research expertise in Earth Science, GIS, and remote sensing to complement the department's environmentally-focused geosciences programs. We offer a B.S. in Geographic Information Science and a B.S. in Environmental and Applied Geology, the latter with two concentrations: an ASBOG-based professional concentration, or an academic concentration to prepare students for graduate school. We also offer a 24-hour university certificate in GIS. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in state-of-the-art field techniques utilizing geophysics, geotechnical skills, and/or programming in Python/R with current research or future interest in developing research in Kentucky.

Candidates must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching at the general education and undergraduate levels, and to actively involving undergraduate students in their research. Teaching expectations include general education courses in geology and/or physical geography, and upper-level elective courses for our Geographic Information Science and Environmental and Applied Geology programs.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and continue until March. To be considered, applicants must apply through EKU’s employment site at https://jobs.eku.edu/; search for posting # F00068P.

Location: Richmond, KY
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Start Date: August 2019
Job Type: Full Time Hire

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