Full, Associate, Or Assistant Professor (Open Rank) Geography (GIScience) The Pennsylvania State University


Tenure track faculty position at open rank (Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor) specializing in geographic information science (GIScience).  We are interested in candidates who will further strengthen the Department of Geography¡¦s research and teaching program and help build additional connections to other relevant science communities. GIScience research in the Department is coordinated through the GeoVISTA Center (www.geovista.psu.edu), an interdisciplinary GIScience unit based in Geography involving five associated departmental faculty and nine faculty from departments across the University Park campus.  Candidates with research expertise in any area of GIScience will be considered. A willingness to participate in the online Masters of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) graduate degree program is desirable (www.e-education.psu.edu/gis). Excellence in teaching, research, and service is expected, as is an established record of extramurally-funded grants. Applicants should submit: 1) a letter describing how they would contribute to the Department¡¦s teaching and research program; 2) a complete curriculum vitae; 3) a maximum of five reprints; and 4) the names and addresses (including e-mail and fax) of three to five referees.  Review of applications will begin February 1, 2008, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications from women and under represented groups are encouraged. Ph.D. must be in-hand at time of application.


To apply: Dr. Donna J. Peuquet, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University, 302 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802  Phone: (814) 865-3433; Fax: (814) 863-7943; E-mail: peuquet@psu.edu