[R-sig-Geo] GIS Lecturer position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jonathan Greenberg jgrn at illinois.edu
Fri Sep 16 23:29:43 CEST 2011

[Colleagues: Please forward this to any interested parties. Thanks!]

The Department of Geography in the School of Earth, Society and
Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is
looking for a Lecturer to fill a key teaching position in our
Geographic Information Science curriculum. We seek a dynamic, highly
motivated individual who will contribute substantively to the growth
and development of our GIS programs at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. Primary responsibilities will include teaching classroom-based
and online courses in GIS at introductory and advanced levels and
developing and teaching new online courses for an undergraduate GIS
certificate program. The opportunity to teach non-GIS courses also
exists based on the Lecturer's expertise. Experience with curriculum
development and current GIS technologies will be an asset.

This position requires a PhD degree in Geography or a closely related
field: Applicants with a demonstrated track record of high quality
college- or university-level teaching experience, including online
instruction, are favored. Excellent communication skills and a strong
desire to create new and innovative course materials will enhance an

This position is a 9-month full-time academic appointment (non-tenure
track). Salary is competitive and based on experience. The desired
start date is January 1, 2012, but the timing is negotiable. The
appointment will initially be for three years, reviewable each year,
and renewable thereafter contingent on funding and strong performance

To apply, create your candidate profile through
http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: a
letter of application, including a concise statement of curriculum
development and teaching experience; CV (including phone number);
contact information for three professional references; and teaching
evaluations, if available. Referees will be contacted electronically
upon submission of the application. In order to ensure full
consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2011. The
department highly recommends that complete applications be submitted
early to ensure that letter of recommendation writers have enough time
to submit their letters by the letter of reference deadline of October
22, 2011. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants
may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring
decision will be made until after that date.

Please contact Susan Etter, etter1 at illinois.edu or 217-333-1880 if you
have questions.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas
who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

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