Assistant Professor in Geography/GIS/Remote Sensing

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Fayetteville, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Position Information

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Geography/GIS/Remote Sensing
Position Number: 000948
Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
Department: Government & History
Posting Number: 0401114
Job Category: Professional
Hiring Range:
Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Overall Position Competency: EHRA
Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

The Department of Government and History at Fayetteville State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Geography to begin in January 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach intro courses in physical geography along with teaching and conducting research in remote sensing applications and other emerging geospatial technologies.”

Description of Work Continued:

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing student body of approximately 6,000 and ranks among the nation’s most diverse campus communities. Fayetteville is located in the scenic Cape Fear River Valley of North Carolina, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Residents of Fayetteville enjoy mild temperatures, four distinct seasons, a low cost of living, and easy access to beautiful Carolina beaches.

The Department of Government and History is multidisciplinary and multifaceted with degree programs in Fire and Emergency Services Administration, History, Geography, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, Professional Studies and a minor in Philosophy.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates must:
(1)Submit an electronic application and attach curriculum vitae and letter of interest at and (2) send a letter of application with original signature, current vitae, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation with original signatures from people who are familiar with the candidates work to:

Adegoke Ademiluyi, MRP., PhD.
Department of Government and History
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

To learn more about the position, please contact the Chair by e-mail ( or by telephone at (910) 672-1137. To learn more about FSU, visit our web site at

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

PhD in Geography or a closely related field. Ability and interest in working with an existing Intelligence Studies program and partner with the US Intelligence Community (IC) is desirable. The candidate work with other faculty members of the Geography program to recruit students to Geography major and GEOINT minor at FSU. An ABD with technical capabilities in remote sensing and a confirm date of conferment of the doctorate by August 2017, will be considered.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

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