18 Dec 2013

Full-Time faculty positions in GIS

UMD Dept. of Geographic​al Sciences – Posted by geojobsbizCollege Park, Maryland, United States

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Job Description

The University of Maryland (College Park) Department of Geographical Sciences is establishing a Center for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS).  As part of this Center’s initiative, we are creating two new faculty positions, two full-time lecturer positions, and a dedicated computer systems technician.  


We are seeking the most outstanding candidates, with a track record of publications and awarded grants appropriate to rank, who will expand the breadth in our research and teaching in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and help to build the CGIS to a world-leading Center. Research interests should be in the development of GIS (rather than its use) and/or the application of GIS to areas of societal benefit. Technology research areas of interest include: big data infrastructure and analytics, scientific visualization and geovisualisation, real-time and mobile GIS,  machine learning and spatial knowledge discovery, spatial analysis, spatial statistics and data science, high-performance and cloud computing, data security and location privacy, and computer cartography.  Applied GIS research areas of interest include:  global environmental change; public safety and security; public health and well-being; equality in civic engagement, data-access and social justice; enabling citizen science; mitigating hazards; and engineering preparedness and resilience.

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Job Categories: Academic / EDU. Job Types: Full-Time.

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