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Assistant Professor of Environmental and Geosciences at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200154F

Position Title Assistant Professor of Environmental and Geosciences

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.

College College of Science & Engineering Technology

Department Dept of Environmental and Geosciences

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Department of Environmental and Geosciences at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental and Geosciences at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023. This position will contribute to undergraduate degree programs in environmental science, geography, and geology as well as the graduate degree program in geographic information science. The successful candidate should possess a specialization in remote sensing with experience in the application of geospatial technologies.

Sam Houston State University values quality teaching: the teaching load is three lectures per semester. introductory or intermediate remote sensing and computer cartography courses for undergraduates, develop upper-level courses applying remote sensing technologies to environmental and natural resource management, and one graduate level course on spatial analysis. A candidate with expertise in ERDAS Imagine, ENVI or other remote sensing software is highly preferred. Advanced expertise in remote sensing approaches and technologies is highly desirable. Experience with UAVs is a plus.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in geography, geosciences, or other closely related field by the time of appointment.

Other Requirements for the Position

The ideal candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research agenda that would facilitate collaborative, interdisciplinary research. The ability and interest in involving undergraduate students in research and working with a diverse student body are highly valued.

Special Instructions Summary

Interested applicants should submit an online application. Applicants should also send a letter of interest, current vitae, contact information for three professional references, and statements of the following: 1) teaching philosophy, and 2) research interests.

Please direct all correspondence regarding this position to Brian Cooper, Assoc Prof/Geology Program Coordinator; Remote Sensing Search Committee Chair.

Review of applications will begin Dec 5th and continue until the position is filled.

Full-Time Tenure Track

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
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