Associate Professor of Geography
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing or a closely related field. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar who uses GIS, remote sensing, geospatial analysis and modeling. Qualified candidates at professor level will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in top refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The application package should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing from a top-ranking university in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. The ability to supervise PhD students and teach graduate and undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Applicants with solid research portfolios who published their articles in prominent international journals will be given priority.

Preferred Qualification

Associate or Professor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing with previous experience in supervision of Master and PhD students.

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Geography and Urban Sustain.-(CHSS)



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