Robert B. McMaster
Professor of Geography
Vice Provost and Dean of 
   Undergraduate Education
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> From: "Wang, Shaowen" <>
> Date: September 19, 2016 at 7:18:35 PM CDT
> To: "ucgis-delegates" <>
> Subject: Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Remote Sensing @ UIUC
> Reply-To: "Wang, Shaowen" <>
> Dear colleagues,
> Please help spread the word of this position.
> Thanks & best,
> -Shaowen
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> Shaowen Wang:
> CIGI Laboratory:
> CyberGIS Center:
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> Office Phone: (217) 333-7608
> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
> Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science
> Faculty Position in Remote Sensing
> The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science (GGIS) at the 
> University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time 
> (9 month), tenured Associate Professor or tenure-track Assistant Professor in 
> Remote Sensing with interests in methodology, data analytics, and domain 
> applications of remote sensing.  Priority will be given to applicants whose 
> research programs complement or align with one or more current departmental 
> and school research strengths (see and 
>  These include: cyberGIS, geospatial data 
> science, human-environment interaction, sustainable development, health, 
> urban and economic development, river and watershed dynamics, transportation, 
> land use/land cover change, and natural hazards.  The position involves 
> teaching courses on remote sensing and contributing to the department’s core 
> curriculum in GIScience.  
> The Department of Geography & GIScience at Illinois offers an extraordinary 
> environment for remote sensing and GIScience research and education.  The 
> department is part of the School of Earth, Society & Environment (SESE) which 
> includes three departments (Geography and GIS; Geology; and Atmospheric 
> Sciences) and supports a multidisciplinary program in environmental studies.  
> SESE hosts its own high-performance computing cluster and will be moving into 
> newly renovated facilities this year.  Excellent opportunities exist for 
> interdisciplinary research across campus and to engage in programs of the 
> CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies 
> ( and the National Center for Supercomputing 
> Applications (  
> Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate 
> and graduate levels, and to establish and maintain an active, independent, 
> and externally funded research program.  A Ph.D. in Geography or a related 
> field is required at the time of appointment.  Applicants at the assistant 
> professor level must have a promising research agenda and a strong commitment 
> to undergraduate and graduate teaching.  Applicants at the associate 
> professor level must have an excellent record in research, teaching and 
> service.  The target starting date is August 16, 2017. Salary will be 
> commensurate with rank and qualifications. The University of Illinois 
> conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of 
> a contingent offer.
> To apply, create your candidate profile through and 
> submit application materials:  Letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 
> 3 representative publications, statements of teaching and research interests, 
> and contact information for three professional references.  Referees will be 
> contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Applicants 
> are highly encouraged to submit applications early to ensure that referees 
> have enough time to submit letters of recommendation.  
> To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be 
> submitted by October 21, 2016.  Letters of reference should be received by 
> October 28, 2016.   Inquiries about the position are encouraged to contact 
> the Remote Sensing Search Committee Chair at
> Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will 
> receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, 
> national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a 
> protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  
> Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and 
> ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.  
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