[ESIP-all] Tenured Professor in Geographic Information Science and Dangermond Endowed Chair Position – UC Santa Barbara

Sara Lafia slafia at ucsb.edu
Thu Oct 17 13:50:18 EDT 2019

Dear ESIP Community,

We would like to bring your attention to a faculty recruitment being
conducted by our department. Please feel free to share this information
with all relevant candidates and colleagues. We welcome your thoughts,
recommendations or personal interest.

Tenured Faculty Position – Geographic Information Science (GIScience) –
Department of Geography

The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Geography
invites applications for the Jack and Laura Dangermond Endowed Chair in
Geography. This will be a Tenured faculty position at the level of
Associate or Full Professor in Geographic Information Science, with an
anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The Department is looking for an
individual with active research and teaching interests in Geographic
Information Science (GIScience). The successful candidate will be broadly
trained with interdisciplinary experience and a commitment to disciplines
directly relevant to GIScience. We are particularly interested in
applicants who have made and will continue to make significant
contributions to either the modeling, representation, retrieval,
integration, visualization, and/or analysis of spatial data.

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include teaching at
undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and
mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and
professional activities, and the development of an actively funded research
program of the highest quality. Only applicants with a PhD in an
appropriate field at the time of application will be considered. Applicants
with a record of research and professional activity commensurate with a
tenured appointment will be given preference. A demonstrated record of
excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) outstanding
teaching are desired. Successful candidates will have a record of
collaborative research, and will be able to leverage synergies within the
Department of Geography. The University is especially interested in
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to
the position.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our
excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who
share our commitment to these values. The department encourages all
applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing
past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research,
teaching, and service.

Applications received by *December 16, 2019* will be given priority
consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply
please visit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01573

*The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.*


*Sara Lafia*, Graduate Student
UC Santa Barbara, Geography
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