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Assistant or Associate Professor, Remote Sensing

University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma (US)
Closing date
Oct 14, 2022

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Atmospheric Sciences, Global Environmental Change, Interdisciplinary/Other
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Remote Sensing

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences: Geography and Environmental Sustainability

Location: Norman, OK

Open Date: Sep 01, 2022


The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (DGES) at the University of Oklahoma ( invites applications for an assistant or associate professor in Remote Sensing.


The Mission of the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences is to provide a world-class academic experience that promotes convergent and innovative education and research at the intersections of weather, climate, and sustainability. To fulfill our mission, we are dedicated to preparing students for successful careers in the private sector, academia, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations.  Other units in the College include the School of Meteorology and the School of Aviation.


We seek an innovative scholar at the rank of assistant or associate professor who uses remote sensing technologies to study human-environment systems and complements departmental strengths. Individuals with expertise in synthetic aperture radar, UAV and airborne sensors, hyperspectral, very-high resolution imagery, air quality, or emissions monitoring are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be able to integrate multiple data sources and collaborate with colleagues to address transdisciplinary challenges at the intersection of environment, society, and global change.



The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability. The ideal candidates will have the potential to contribute to sustainability and resilience collaborations in our intellectually diverse department. Applicants must possess a PhD in Geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment. The successful applicants will be expected to develop a vigorous, independent research program, to teach in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (the standard load is 2-2), and to contribute to mentorship and advisement for students in our growing graduate program. The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability is currently composed of 20 tenure-line faculty with academically robust research agendas.


The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.


Norman is a vibrant university town of around 113,000 inhabitants with a growing entertainment and art scene. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “best place to live” rankings. Visit and for more information. Within an easy commute, Oklahoma City features a dynamic economy and outstanding cultural venues adding to the region’s growing appeal.


Application Instructions

Application Materials Requested: To apply, please submit an extended cover letter detailing the following: your interest in the position; experience with, and commitment to, teaching; leadership and service background, expertise and experience with geospatial applications. Additionally, please provide a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references who may be contacted later to provide letters. Please submit all these materials in one file to


You may contact the search committee chair, Dr. Michael Wimberly if you have any questions. Screening of applications will begin on October 16, 2022, and will continue until the positions are filled.


The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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