Job ID: 185510

Lecturer - Geospatial Information Science

University of Maryland, College Park

  • May 11, 2022
  • Lecturer - Geospatial Information Science
  • Geographical Sciences
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    College Park, MD
  • May 31, 2022
  • August 2022
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Geography

The University of Maryland (College Park) Center for Geospatial Information Science Master’s Program is searching for a full-time lecturer in Geospatial Information Sciences (GIS) at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

The lectuer will provide expert teaching support and will provide cutting-edge education and training in GIS, GeoInt, remote sensing, data science and computing.  Candidates will advise and guide master's students capstone projects that represent a cumulation of their studies. 

MS GIS Full-Time Lecturer Qualifications: 

Minimum requirements: (1) The candidates must have a time of appointment; (2) The candidates must have expertise in geospatial information sciences (i.e. GIS, remote sensing, spatial statistics, computing) to be able to provide advanced teaching in this field.

Preferences are given to the candidates who have: (1) a Ph.D. in Geoinformatics or a related discipline; (2) teaching expertise at the college level (instructor of record for technical classes is preferred); (3) strong computer programming skills; (4) development experience for GIS, databases, machine learning, web or mobile apps; and a (5) background in data science is desirable.   

The position is expected to start in August 2022 with the successful candidate assuming full teaching responsibilities in the fall 2022 semester. The lecturers will be expected to teach in a 12-week term calendar The positions available will be filled at a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by May 31, 2022, but the search will continue until the position is filled. To Apply: Applications should include a personal statement of background and experience relevant to the position, including teaching, any research, and service activities, a signed and dated Curriculum Vitae, a teaching dossier, and names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) for 3 references. Applications from women and minorities are particularly sought.  The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Further information about the MS GIS and GEOINT programs can be found at and For more about the Center for Geospatial Information Science and Department of Geographical Sciences, please see and

  • The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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