California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Tenure Track Assistant Professor In Remote Sensing / Geospatial Technology

Geological Sciences

The Geological Sciences Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, invites applications for a tenure-track, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. We invite applications from geoscientists whose research incorporates data from ground-based remote sensing or observations from unmanned aerial vehicles or satellites. The position is open to a broad range of research specializations, such as natural hazards, active tectonics, environmental geoscience, and/or climate change. A Ph.D. in geology, geophysics, environmental geoscience or a directly related science or engineering discipline is required. The successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in teaching, and for developing an externally-funded research program that will involve undergraduate and Master's students. Teaching responsibilities will include a mix of geoscience courses at the lower division, upper division, and graduate levels, and incorporate classes in Geographic Information Systems, RemoteSensing or other specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Demonstrated experience with data collection and analysis using modern instrumentation is expected. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated success with external funding, established ties to research institutions, industry, or government agencies and interest in developing interdepartmental and cross-campus collaborations. At Cal Poly Pomona we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than December 30, 2019. Apply at

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, AHrmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reLection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. 

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Last updated: 2019-12-03