The Department of Geography and the Environment, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University seeks to hire a scholar whose research focuses on Cartographies of Racial Justice, with expertise to teach courses in Map Design. This will be a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
We seek a scholar whose research and teaching employ digital cartography, geospatial analysis and/or geovisualization to analyze and advocate for racial justice. We are particularly interested in hiring a geographer who is both trained in and able to teach traditional, technology-driven cartography and map design, web mapping and other courses in geospatial analysis and whose research and teaching interests engage areas of critical cartographic scholarship, including (but not limited to): Racial justice; Black geographies; Indigenous/Native American geographies; and/or Latinx geographies. Applicants should demonstrate clear evidence of a strong research program and successful teaching experience (that incorporates commonly used open source and/or proprietary software programs such as but not limited to QGIS, ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Tableau), as well as a demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
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