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Assistant Professor, Educator, Geography

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Job Overview

The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Sciences (GIS), University of Cincinnati seeks to fill an Assistant Professor Educator position in GIS beginning August 15, 2022. The position is a renewable three-year appointment (non-tenure track). 

Essential Functions

  • The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, especially online GIS courses.
  • In addition to online GIS courses (e.g., introductory courses in GIS, remote sensing, and computer cartography), faculty in the Department of Geography and GIS are expected to teach other courses including (but not limited to) in-person foundation courses in human geography and physical geography, as well as at least one higher level specialty course in these areas (inclusive of GIS).
  • Educator faculty are expected to teach 3 courses per semester and to develop at least one new online GIS course currently not being offered.
  • Expected to perform service (e.g., advising students, performing committee duties, etc.) in the Department of Geography and GIS.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prior to effective date of appointment, candidates must hold a PhD in Geography or a related discipline.
  • Educator faculty are appointed and evaluated based on teaching experience.
  • Applicants are expected to have college-level teaching experience in several courses related to their prospective duties as described above.

Application Process

Create applicant profile in Success Factors at . You should attach the below documents to your application. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

  • CV
  • cover letter.
  • names and contact information for three references.
  • For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Nicholas Dunning  (

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary will be $60,000.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 80522

Assistant Professor, Educator, Geography

Date:  Jun 30, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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