Associate/Assistant Professor-Remote Sensing
Department: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Locations: Normal, AL
Posted: Sep 16, 2016
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 76675
About Alabama A &M University :
Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the
high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for
the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of
200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville.
AAMU offers its 5,500-student population a wide range of course offerings
under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of
Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral
Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences. The
School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree
programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and
The position will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized
research and teaching program on geospatial analysis, modeling, and use of
remote sensing in natural resource management. This position is a 9-month
faculty position with 50% research, 40% teaching and 10% services
responsibilities. The rank and tenure-status of position is negotiable based
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate courses in geospatial analysis (remote
Teach graduate courses in advanced geospatial analysis, quantitative
ecological assessments in natural resources using remote sensing and
modeling, or a related area.
Serve as advisor to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Lead and be a part of a nationally recognized, externally funded
interdisciplinary research program that advances knowledge about
geospatial analysis, remote sensing, and landscape ecology.
Working collaboratively with other faculty members and representatives of
private, governmental, and non-governmental organizations.
Publish in leading refereed journals and successfully obtain extramural
Purse informal extension and public service activities, such as
interacting with Cooperative Extension staff and government agency
Serve on campus committees and professional organizations.
Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience,
certifications, licenses, etc.):
An earned Ph.D.in a geospatial analysis and remote sensing (e.g., LiDAR,
satellite imagery, and photogrammetry) as they apply to natural resource
management, landscape ecology, earth sciences, or closely related field.
Proficiency with spatial analysis (e.g., ArcGIS), image analysis (e.g.,
ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, and TerrSet) and statistical software.
Teaching experience in GIS and remote sensing, and a demonstrated record
establishing a strong record of extramural grant awards, refereed journal
publications, and professional leadership at regional, national, or
international meetings is preferred.
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who
are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color,
national origin, gender, age, or disability.
Please submit the following documents online
Application letter with specific information about disciplinary focus,
professional activities and other information relevant to meeting position
Names, Addresses & Telephone numbers of three (3) references
Copies of selected research publications and course teaching evaluations
Copies of academic transcripts
copies of selected research publications and course teaching evaluations
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If any questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Wubishet Tadesse
at email@example.com or 256-372-4252.
URL: www. aamu.edu
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