The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Urban Spatial Data Science (GIScience). Candidates with expertise in GIScience and one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: digital humanities, critical geography, social justice, public health, community development, economic development, and/or international development.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at San José State University (SJSU), founded in 1970, is home to an interdisciplinary and highly research-active team of scholars and engaged practitioners. The department is in a growing and building phase, having recently expanded to include the Geography program. Degrees offered include a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Geography, a GIS Minor, a Geography Minor, an Urban Studies Minor, and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning (accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board). The department also offers graduate certificate programs, including an advanced certificate in Geographic Information Science.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
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