University of Maryland, College Park: Lecturer In Geospatial Information Sciences

Center for Geospatial Information Science
Department of Geographical Sciences

The Center for Geospatial Information Science is searching for one or more full-time lecturers at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in geospatial information science. The candidates will provide expert teaching support for the Master of Professional Studies in Geospatial Information Sciences (MPSGIS) Program. This program is designed to provide cutting-edge theoretical and technical training in GIS, remote sensing, data science, and computing. This position is expected to start in July 2019 with the successful candidate assuming full teaching responsibilities in the fall 2019 semester. The position(s) available will be filled at a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, commensurate with the candidate(s) experience.


Minimum requirements: (1) The candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geography, Geoinformatics or a related discipline by time of appointment; (2) The candidates must have expertise in geospatial information sciences (i.e. GIS, remote sensing, spatial statistics, computing) to be able to provide advanced teaching in this field.

Preferences are given to the candidates who have: (1) teaching expertise at the college level (instructor of record for technical classes is preferred); (2) strong computer programming skills; (3) development experience for GIS, databases, web or mobile apps; and a (4) background in data science is desirable.

To Apply: Submit letter of application and a resume with the names and telephone numbers of three references. For best consideration, applications are due no later than March 31, 2019. The search will continue until suitable candidates are appointed.

To Apply:

Applications from women and minorities are particularly sought. The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Further information on this position and on the academic and research programs of the CGIS, the Department, and on the MPSGIS program can be found at

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last updated 3-Mar-2019