The University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, located in Los Angeles, California, invites applicants for a full-time teaching-track faculty position in the ranks of lecturer, assistant professor (teaching), associate professor (teaching), professor (teaching), assistant professor of the practice, associate professor of the practice and professor of the practice, for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The Institute, housed in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, provides world-class training for scores of working professionals, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students. Today, it offers a Ph.D. in Population, Health and Place, a Graduate Certificate in Spatial Analytics, an M.S. and three Graduate Certificates in Geographic Information Science and Technology, an M.S. in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence, an M.S. in Spatial Data Science, an M.S. in Spatial Economics and Data Analysis, a B.S. in Geodesign, a B.S. in Global Geodesign, a Minor in Spatial Studies, a Minor in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence, a Minor in GIS and Sustainability Science, and several General Education courses.
The successful candidate will have substantive expertise and demonstrated excellence in teaching in the Institute’s core areas of geodesign, geographic information science and place along with the accompanying geospatial technologies, and will be expected to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: geodesign, geographic information science, human security and geospatial intelligence, population, health and place, spatial computing, spatial data science, and spatial economics and data analysis.
Review of candidates continues until the positions are filled. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field at the time of appointment. Please submit your curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience, a writing sample (chapter or article), samples of syllabi and teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information for three references that could speak to teaching abilities. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/full-time-teaching-track-faculty-position-in-spatial-sciences/1209/5070496208.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.