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GIS Library Outreach Liaison/Instructional Assistant Professor

Texas A&M University

Galveston,  Texas

The Williams Library and the Marine Sciences Department invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track faculty position as a GIS Library Outreach Liaison at the rank of Instructional Assistant Professor. The position will report to the Director of Williams Library with a joint appointment to the Department of Marine Sciences.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach three (3) Marine Science lecture courses in GIS per academic year
  • Acquire and provide support in the discovery, use and management of locally created and externally available GIS data, collections and tools in collaboration with data creators and researchers.
  • Work with others to develop scalable, sustainable and domain-appropriate GIS services in support of research at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
  • Support data visualization activities by promoting techniques associated with specialized, evolving data visualization tools for spatial applications
  • Provide support for GIS services through reference, research consultations, online help guides, websites and other outreach efforts.
  • Design and deliver consulting services to faculty and students using spatial data in a wide range of units across the campus, will take a leadership role on campus for geospatial data management and will collaborate with units already providing GIS consulting.
  • Participate in library- and campus-wide committees and workgroups where appropriate and will contribute to research support and instruction programming and implementation.
  • Education, Experience and Expectations: Applicants for this position must have completed a master’s degree in a GIS-related discipline or field. The successful candidate will be energetic and collaborative, and will have strong experience in leading outreach initiatives. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and other interactions leading to overall student success as well as a strong commitment to service in the department and the University.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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