Primary Purpose of Position
The College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position for the Geomatics program in the Department of Built Environment starting January 2023. An appointment at a higher rank may be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular, the Department is seeking qualified candidates who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in geomatics and more specifically geospatial areas such as geodesy, remote and digital sensing, photogrammetry, geographic information systems (GIS); global navigation satellite systems (GNSS); and data acquisition and analysis from multiple sensor types flown using UAVs. The ideal candidate will develop and maintain a vigorous research program in the field of geomatics. The selected candidate is expected to secure extramural funding, and direct the research activities of graduate students in and contribute to the growth of the PhD Program in Applied Science Technology.
The hired faculty is also expected to show commitment to teaching excellence. The faculty will be responsible for teaching courses both online and on campus in the ABET-accredited Geomatics program, develop courses and curricula, direct students in research, and provide service to the department, college, and university.
North Carolina A&T State University and the College of Science and Technology are committed to expanding diversity and enhancing inclusion by promoting and cultivating a rich exchange of ideas and broad cultural awareness. The selected candidate is expected to foster understanding, appreciation, respect and values that embrace diversity and inclusivity on campus and in the broader community. Primary Function of Organizational Unit North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology is research oriented and fosters academic excellence through innovative programs, critical thinking, and intellectual inquiry to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce. The College plays a pivotal role in further advancing the mission of the University by emphasizing preeminence in STEM and promoting curricular advancement, scientific discovery, and technological innovation. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Mathematics, Physics, and the Applied Science and Technology PhD Program.
The Department of Built Environment enrolls over 200 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department offers three-degree programs: a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Environmental Health and Safety and Geomatics. The Construction Management program is accredited by ACCE and ABET. Geomatics and EHS are accredited by ABET. In addition, the Department is involved in the Ph.D. in Applied Science and Technology, and the Construction Management Program is involved in the Master of Science in the Applied Engineering Technology (AET) program. The mission of the Department of Built Environment’s mission is to educate students to become competent and confident leaders who excel in the global scientific community. Among its core values the Department is committed to excellence, responsiveness, accountability, intellectual growth, technical expertise, inclusiveness and collaborative engagement. Minimum Requirements The applicant must have an earned doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Geomatics or a related geospatial science or engineering area from an accredited institution. Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education Strong communication and interpersonal skills are desired.
1) Good publication track record
2) familiarity with the ABET accreditation process
3) be certified as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) is a plus Special Instructions to applicant You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity. Interested candidates must apply at this link to be considered: https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/25346