Job ID: 195380

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

University of Maryland, College Park

  • Sep. 26, 2022
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
  • Geographical Sciences
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    College Park, MD
  • Open until filled
  • January 2023
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Geography

The Center for Geospatial Information Science is searching for one full-time lecturer at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in geospatial information science. The candidates will provide expert teaching support for the Master of Sciences in Geospatial Information Sciences (MSGIS) Program. This program is designed to provide cutting-edge education and training in GIS, remote sensing, data science, and computing. This position is expected to start in January 2023 with the successful candidate assuming full teaching responsibilities in the spring 2023 semester. The position available will be filled at a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, commensurate with the candidate’s experience.


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

Preferences are given to the candidates who have: (1) teaching experience at the college level (instructor of record for technical classes is preferred); (2) strong computer programming skills, especially Python; (3) development experience for GIS, database, Web or mobile apps; and (4) experience in data science and machine learning.

Applicants should submit a personal statement, a signed and dated CV, and a list of 3-5 references with the names and contact information. For best consideration, applications are due no later than October 31, 2022. The search will continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. Applicants with questions related to the position should reach out to Jack Ma ( for clarification. 

To Apply: Applications from women and minorities are particularly sought.  

Further information on this position and on the academic and research programs of the CGIS, the Department, and on the MSGIS program can be found at

  • 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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