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Visiting Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number: U - 00232
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Local Title if different:
Job Category Faculty
FLSA Classification:
Obligation: Academic Year
If College Year, Please fill in period of no obligation:
Position Type Temporary
Appointment Start date: 09/01/2018
Appointment End date : 08/31/2021
Salary:
Salary Grade: FAC
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
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Department Information

Department: GEOLOGY
Division Academic Affairs

Search Contact Information

Search Contact(s):

Dr. Jessica Rogers

Search Contact Phone/Extension: 315-267-2522
Search Contact Email: rogersje@potsdam.edu
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Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The State University of New York, College at Potsdam invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to support a new interdisciplinary B.S. degree in Geographic Information Science. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and the ability to support our diverse, interdisciplinary curriculum. Review of candidates will begin on October 5, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Requirements & Essential Functions of the Job:

Teaching load is 24 contact hours per year; teaching responsibilities include an introductory course in GIS as well as upper division courses in Cartography, Data Acquisition and Management, Remote Sensing, Spatial Problems and Analysis, and a capstone course. Additional responsibilities include outreach across the disciplines and shared responsibility for advising and recruiting.

We are, especially, seeking candidates who have worked with, done research with, or taught under-represented groups and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Geography (or closely related field) or a Master’s degree with extensive GIS experience.

We are seeking candidates who possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment in and out of the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates that:
1. Demonstrate a history of, or potential for, excellence in undergraduate education.
2. Can actively involve undergraduates in their research.
3. Have expertise supporting a variety of allied departments (biology, geology, environmental studies, etc.)
4. Possess strong organizational and communication skills.

We are, especially, seeking candidates who have worked with, done research with, or taught under-represented groups and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups.

Supervisor: Michael Rygel
Location: Geology

Posting Detail Information

Close Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a document that includes contact information for three references.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Other Document 1 (Refer to job posting detail information for special instructions.)
  4. Cover Letter
Optional Documents