Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Position: Professor of Remote Sensing at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Remote Sensing.

Job Details:

School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Assistant or Associate Professor of Remote Sensing. Tenure-track position beginning July, 2012. Requires Ph.D. in geography or closely related field including specific training in remote sensing/geospatial technologies and excellent oral and written communication skills. Appointment at the Associate level will require an exceptional record of achievement including both refereed publications and success in external funding of research. The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct research focused on remote sensing and related geospatial technologies (e.g., GIS and GPS), emphasizing new and/or improved approaches for addressing critical environmental and natural resources management issues at multiple spatial and temporal scales. The successful candidate will be part of the leadership team in SNR's Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies (CALMIT).

The School of Natural Resources has strong programs in geography, water science, fish and wildlife management, applied climate science, and human dimensions of natural resources, and is home to several prominent centers including CALMIT, the National Drought Mitigation Center, and the High Plains Regional Climate Center. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching and research. We are especially interested in candidates who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: land use and land cover dynamics, landscape ecology, remote monitoring of interactions between climate and vegetation, environmental modeling, remote sensing-GIS integration.

To apply, go to requisition #110631 and complete the "Faculty Academic Administrative Information Form". Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and full contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2011, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.


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