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GIS Instructor

Colorado State University
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Description:

The Ecosystem Science and Sustainability department is closely associated with the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory. We are recognized for interdisciplinary research in ecosystem function and ecosystem sustainability, such as sustainability of water, food, and energy systems from technological, social-ecological, and modeling perspectives. ESS faculty whose research lies at the interface of biophysical and social sciences have created open and flexible research and education programs with issues of sustainability as the core focus.
The Department offers a B.S. in Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and a B.S. Watershed Science as well as an M.S. in Watershed Science and a Masters in Greenhouse Gas Management and Accounting. Faculty members may also direct graduate students in the interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Program in Ecology and the Watershed concentration of the Earth Science PhD. The Department has in excess of 300 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students.

Required Job Qualifications

MS in Ecology, Forestry, Natural Resources or related field with an emphasis in GIS or remote sensing.
Prior teaching experience at the college or university level. 
Experience in both classroom and distance education teaching.
Knowledge of GIS and remote sensing software packages, python languages, GISdevelopment environments, and web GIS technologies.
Advanced skills in GIS programming, web GIS, open source GIS, or other GIST programming.
Strong communication skills in English and the capacity to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies.

Preferred Job Qualifications

PhD in related field.
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
Experience teaching in a fully online or hybrid distance education formats.
Experience with the professional GIS community and university outreach
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the department, college, and the university.

$60,336 - $67,152
How to Apply:

Application materials consist of the following:
Cover letter, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Names and contact information for four references, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable).
References will not be contacted without prior approval of applicants.