The Department of Geography and the Environment at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Spatial Data Science to begin Fall of academic year 2024-25. Candidates would be expected to use advanced spatial modeling techniques such as AI and neural networks, machine learning, or spatial simulation to address one, or preferably more, of the following socio-environmental ‘real world’ issues:
- Climate change impacts
- Geographies of health & wellbeing
- Infectious disease spread
- Migration, displacement, & (im)mobility
- Natural hazards/disasters
- Social & spatial inequalities
- Sustainable energy use & production
Duties include developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate and graduate students, establishing and/or maintaining an active and independent research program, and providing service to the Department, the University, and the profession.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline (e.g., Geocomputation, Spatial Data Science) for appointment as Assistant Professor or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as Instructor. Preferred qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching, a research agenda at the forefront of developing and/or employing advanced spatial methods in novel ways, and teaching interests supporting one or more of our growing undergraduate degree programs in Geography, Sustainability Studies, and Environmental Science, as well as additional interdisciplinary degrees in Data Sciences, Health & Society, International Relations & Global Studies, Latin American Studies, and Urban Studies. Preferred qualifications also include an ability to extend the department’s current disciplinary and regional foci and the department’s mission to contribute to a more just and sustainable world.
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For further information, please contact Jennifer A. Miller, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com)