Visiting Assistant Professor (2 year) in GIS/Environmental Science at Villanova 

The Department of Geography and the Environment invites applications for a 
full-time non-tenure track visiting assistant professor position to teach at 
the undergraduate and possibly graduate level starting in August 2019. The 
position is for one year, with possible renewal for a second year. The ideal 
candidate will teach introductory Environmental Science and Geospatial 
Information Systems (GIS) courses, as well as courses in the candidate’s area 
of expertise. The department’s overarching objective is to integrate the 
disciplines of geography and environmental science in seeking to understand the 
spatial patterns of human systems and landscapes, environmental processes, and 
the effects of people on the environment. The Department of Geography and the 
Environment offers a B.S. degree in Environmental Science, B.A. degrees in 
Geography and Environmental Studies, and a M.S. degree in Environmental 
Science. For a more detailed description of the Department, please consult

Teaching responsibilities include lecture and laboratory courses at the 
undergraduate and possibly graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities are 24 
contact hours per year typically divided into a 4/4 teaching load. The position 
may further entail the supervision of undergraduate student research. A Ph.D. 
in environmental science or a related discipline and/or MS with suitable 
professional / practitioner experience is required. Previous teaching 
experience is highly preferred.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. 
Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component 
of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal 
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, 
respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

For more information and to apply, see Review of application materials will 
begin February 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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