Part-time GIS Lecturer

Medford, Massachusetts
May 10, 2018
Jul 09, 2018
Organization Type
University and College

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences


Part-time GIS Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning and the Environmental Studies Program at Tufts University are searching for a part‐time lecturer to teach undergraduate-level Introduction to GIS – one course in Fall 2018 and 2 courses in Spring 2019. A syllabus for how the course has been taught recently is available upon request. 

Open only to undergraduates, Intro to GIS introduces students to the foundation of Geographic Information Systems theory, technology, and applications. Topics include GIS data discovery, data structures and management, principles of cartographic visualization, and spatial analysis. Assignments apply concepts covered in lectures and a term project in each student’s fields of interest is expected.


Candidates should have an MS or PhD in GIS or geography, or an advanced degree and experience teaching GIS. Candidates must show evidence of successful teaching in GIS or closely related areas. Priority will be given to candidates that focus on environmental applications.

Application instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.) and contact information for three references. Questions about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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