Assistant or Associate Professor (Cartography and Geovisualization)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Internal Number: 94577
The Department of Geography and the Environment, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Cartography and Geovisualization at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
We seek a geographer whose scholarship focuses on conceptual, critical, empirical, experimental, and/or theoretical work in cartography. This includes scholars whose research and teaching contributes to any of the following areas:
Cartography in the digital era, including geovisualization of big data, drone data, and sensor data, geoanalytics, autonomous systems/geoAI, and web mapping
Map design, geoliteracy, cartographic education, and the science of communication
Indigenous cartographies, feminist visualization, critical cartography, critical GIS, and the politics of maps and mapping
Community mapping, counter-mapping, participatory mapping, and participatory GIS
History of cartography and historical GIS
GeoHumanities and cartography as art
Public health, hazards, vulnerability, and crisis mapping
Candidates should demonstrate clear evidence of a strong research program and successful teaching experience as well as a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are particularly interested in hiring a cartographer who is both trained in and able to teach traditional cartography and cartography in the digital era, including web mapping, geo-visualization of big data, drone data, and sensor data. Programming experience (e.g., Python) and working with large datasets is an advantage. In addition to a primary focus on cartography and geospatial technologies, the successful candidate will make significant contributions to one of our department's other research and teaching clusters.
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefits, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
Syracuse itself is located at the crossroads of New York State, and offers a lush landscape of seasons. From fun-filled summers in the Finger Lakes to snowy winters that thrill outdoor sports enthusiasts, the area truly has something for everyone.