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Faculty position available in GIS

Posted Nov. 20, 2012

 The Department of Geography at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor in Geographic Information Science with a specialization in web-based GIS, spatial programming, and geospatial modeling. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in Geography or a related field by the time of appointment. The position will begin in August 2013.

Successful applicants will be expected to develop highly productive research programs, secure extramural funding, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. 

Review of applications will begin on January 7 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit statements of research interests/plans, teaching interests, and a current CV to position number 999305 at Please provide three letters of recommendation. These may also be uploaded to the Kent State site or submitted directly to the chair of the search committee, Jay Lee ( 

Faculty in the Department of Geography are highly productive researchers who have demonstrated success in attracting substantial grants and contracts to support their research programs. The department has a strong graduate program with over 30 doctoral students and 20 master’s students. The Department of Geography is also committed to outstanding undergraduate education. Further information can be found at:

Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.