HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Preceptor in Geospatial Analysis

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Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
02 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2017
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Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Preceptor in Geospatial Analysis

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Government

Position Description

Harvard University seeks applications for a preceptor in Geospatial Analysis. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The preceptor will be responsible for designing and teaching introductory undergraduate and graduate courses in geospatial analysis, including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and related geospatial science and technology, primarily for students in the social sciences and environmental sciences. In addition, work in collaboration with faculty and the Center for Geographic Analysis to develop geospatial analysis methods and geographic data for various courses in the social sciences, environmental sciences, and humanities.

The position is for one year, renewable on a yearly basis for up to eight years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, and divisional dean approval.

Basic Qualifications

MA or Ph.D. in geography, geographic information science, or other relevant fields.

Additional Qualifications

Knowledge of geospatial science and technology; familiarity with current major GIS, GPS and remote sensing software packages; proficient in at least one product suite in each category; experience in the customization and implementation of geospatial technology in at least one, preferably two or more disciplines; must have experience in course material development and classroom instruction; spatial modeling and spatial statistics expertise highly desirable.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials. Candidates are encouraged to apply by February 28, 2017; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three references

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Ms. Nataliya Khrustalova, Department of Government, Harvard University, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email nkhrustalova@fas.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents