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Assistant Professor of Spatial and Environmental Informatics

Assistant Professor of Spatial and Environmental Informatics


University of California, Davis


United States


Full time

Entry level


Preferred education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

2 July 2018

Job description

Assistant Professor of Spatial and Environmental Informatics
University of California, Davis

The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure‐track faculty position in Environmental Informatics. The successful candidate will join the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. or equivalent in environmental science, informatics, hydrology, soil science, ecology, geography, atmospheric science, applied computer science or a closely related field, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively‐funded research program. We seek an outstanding scholar to conduct research in environmental informatics using advanced geospatial and machine learning methods on large data sets to study spatial and temporal environmental patterns and processes. The appointee will be responsible for teaching upper division undergraduate courses in core GIS and in Environmental Informatics, and a graduate level course in their area of expertise (average of 2.5 courses per year) and be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development and department and university service. The appointee is also expected to guide and mentor graduate students and participate in research and outreach/engagement programs consistent with the mission of the CA Agricultural Experiment Station.

Applicants should submit materials via the following website: Additional inquiries can be directed to Dr. Susan L. Ustin, the Recruitment Committee Chair. The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by August 31, 2018.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.