Lecturer Position in Geospatial Intelligence

Center for Geospatial Information Science
Department of Geographical Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland (College Park) Center for Geospatial Information Science is searching for a full-time (twelve month) lecturer for the Master of Science program in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) http://geoint.umd.edu. This is a Professional Track teaching position in GEOINT and is expected to start in August 2021. The lecturer will be expected to teach in a 12-week term calendar https://svp.umd.edu/node/1961. Salary and benefits are highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. A PhD Degree in Geography or in a related area of spatial science is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated work or teaching experience in the domains of geospatial intelligence, geospatial data science, security and emergency management.

We are seeking candidates with a track record of practical applications or teaching in areas of geospatial intelligence, including geospatial science, imagery intelligence, networks and mobility, cyber security, AI and machine learning, etc. The teaching load consists of basic and advanced courses in GEOINT tailored to different disciplines or applications areas. Possible courses include, for example, fundamentals of GEOINT, imagery analytics; open source intelligence; disaster and risk management among other areas. The candidate would also advise and guide Master's students with capstone projects that represent the culmination of their studies. In addition to teaching, the position would involve outreach to the geospatial intelligence community to help foster and maintain links between this community of professionals and our program.

Applications should include a personal statement of background and experience relevant to the position, including teaching, any research, and service activities, a signed and dated Curriculum Vitae, a teaching dossier, and names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) for 3 references. The candidate should be a US citizen.

For best consideration applications should be submitted by July 9th, 2021 but the search will continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. Please email ruibo@umd.edu with any questions about the position.

To Apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/83630. Applications from women and minorities are particularly sought. The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Further information about the Master of Science program in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) can be found at http://geoint.umd.edu. For more about the Center for Geospatial Information Science and Department of Geographical Sciences, please see https://geospatial.umd.edu and https://geog.umd.edu.

posted: 05 July 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.