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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor


College Station, TX
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The Department of Geography at Texas A&M University invites applications for an Instructional Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Science and Technology.  This full-time, non-tenure track position will support our online professional Master’s degree which focuses on the use of GIST in industry (http://geosonline.tamu.edu).  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach both residential and online courses (3 courses per semester).  Teaching during the summer will also be required. 

The Department of Geography (http://geography.tamu.edu) has twenty-five faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geographic information science and technology (GIST), geomorphology, human geography, and human-environment relationships. The department is committed to enhancing educational opportunities to working professionals through a growing online program. Candidates will work closely with the college’s distance education team with course development and instruction where appropriate.

Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 255,000 people.


We seek teaching expertise in GIS including web GIS and GIS programming as well as remote sensing. Domain expertise in the oil and gas industry is preferred, but not essential.  Demonstrated experience in teaching blended or online classes, as well as face-to-face is desired.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, or a master’s degree and significant industry experience and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. 

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three confidential reference letters to be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/107158. We will begin reviewing applications on June 15, 2022.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.