Assistant Professor, Geographic Information Science - Western Oregon University in Monmouth Oregon

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Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon 97361

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Application Deadline:  Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, applications must be received by 5pm., December 23, 2013.                        

The Earth and Physical Science Department at Western Oregon University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor.  We seek a broadly trained geoscientist with expertise in Geographic Information Systems.  The successful candidate will be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching in the areas of GIScience, cartography, and remote sensing as part of a GIS minor and Earth Science major.  In addition, our new colleague will enthusiastically teach introductory Earth system science courses to a diverse Liberal Arts student population.  The candidate will also develop a research program that involves mentoring undergraduates and engage service contributions to the institution.

Qualifications: A Ph.D in a relevant discipline is required at the time of appointment. Demonstrated ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level in the areas of GIScience, cartography, and remote sensing as part of a GIS minor and Earth Science major, in addition to introductory Earth science courses is essential.

Start Date:  September 16, 2014

Contact Information: Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Steve Taylor, Search Committee Chair, at

For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or

Application Process

Required application materials:

  • A WOU Faculty Application Form (available at
  • Cover letter that addresses qualifications for the position
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, highlighting relevant experiences
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts for highest degree (official document required prior to hire)
  • Three (3) letters of reference from individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional qualifications

Submit Application Materials to:

F1314, Assistant Professor, GIS

Western Oregon University

Human Resources Office

345 N. Monmouth Ave

Monmouth, OR  97361                                                                                                         

-OR- E-mail as an attachment to  -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.

Keyword Phrases

  • GIS
  • Earth Science
  • cartography
  • remote sensing
  • liberal arts
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 12/23/2013