The University of New Brunswick's Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position in Spatial Information Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position has an anticipated start date of 1 January 2023, or later as may be negotiated with the successful applicant, subject to final budgetary approval
This is an opportunity to join a small but powerful department with a strong international reputation in teaching and research, at a time of growth and new opportunities. Forward-thinking applicants with considerable achievement or potential in terms of research and teaching in the field of spatial information science (including but not limited to GIS, big data analytics, and Internet of the things) and geomatics engineering are sought for the position.
The successful applicant will join the faculty team at UNB Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. They will develop an innovative and impactful research program including collaborations within and outside of the university. They will be expected to supervise students; to be active in service roles; to deliver graduate and undergraduate courses, including courses taught in a hybrid form; and to provide leadership in research and teaching at UNB and in professional, national, and international communities.
Applicants must hold a PhD in geomatics engineering, spatial information science, or a related field with evidence of - or demonstrated potential for - excellence in research and teaching. Applicants must be eligible and willing to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of New Brunswick as a condition of tenure.
The University of New Brunswick is a comprehensive university with over 10,000 students on two campuses. The University has been nurturing discovery and innovation since 1785, and in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering since 1960. UNB was ranked one of Canada's 100 top employers in 2021.
The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering comprises 7 faculty members guiding approximately 100 undergraduate and 45 graduate students. State-of-the-art geomatics data collection, computing and communication hardware and software facilities are available both within the Department and across campus through collaborative research initiatives. Faculty members maintain active collaborations with regional, national, and international partners.
With a population of just over 60,000, the City of Fredericton offers a unique combination of capital-city amenities and a family-friendly small-town lifestyle. It features strong community, vibrant culture, and natural beauty. Further information on both the Department and the City may be found at gge.unb.ca and www.fredericton.ca respectively.
Applications should be emailed to the attention of Dr. Robert Kingdon, Chair of the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, at email@example.com. Applications should include (a) a cover letter, (b) a teaching dossier including teaching philosophy statement, (c) a research statement including preliminary research plan, and (d) a detailed curriculum vitae. The curriculum vitae should include a statement of research and teaching interests, a list of courses previously taught, a complete publications list, and names of three references with their contact information. Applicants must indicate current citizenship status. Review of applications will commence by 30 September 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
We recognize that career paths are not always linear and we encourage applicants to explain the impact any career interruptions may have had on their past career. The University of New Brunswick ensures that employment opportunities are accessible to all applicants. To request accommodations at any stage in the recruitment and hiring process, please contact the University's Recruitment & Employee Experience Specialist at 506-453-4648 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.