Harvard University seeks applications for a preceptor in Geospatial Analysis. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The preceptor will be responsible for designing and teaching introductory undergraduate and graduate courses in geospatial analysis, including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and related geospatial science and technology, primarily for students in the social sciences and environmental sciences. In addition, work in collaboration with faculty and the Center for Geographic Analysis to develop geospatial analysis methods and geographic data for various courses in the social sciences, environmental sciences, and humanities.
The position is for one year, renewable on a yearly basis for up to eight years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, and divisional dean approval.
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
MA or Ph.D. in geography, geographic information science, or other relevant fields.
Knowledge of geospatial science and technology; familiarity with current major GIS, GPS and remote sensing software packages; proficient in at least one product suite in each category; experience in the customization and implementation of geospatial technology in at least one, preferably two or more disciplines; must have experience in course material development and classroom instruction; spatial modeling and spatial statistics expertise highly desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.