[Iag-list] Academic Position: Assoc Prof/ Prof in Spatial Information at University of Canterbury

Julie Kesby J.Kesby at adfa.edu.au
Tue Apr 5 12:13:39 AEST 2016



Job Description




Job Title:


Associate Professor/Professor in Spatial Information


Job ID:


3519


Location:

Geography




Full/Part Time:


Full-Time


Regular/Temporary:


Regular


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Position Overview


Associate Professor / Professor in Spatial Information
College of Science

•        Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
•        Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

The Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI), Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and University of Canterbury are seeking to appoint a Associate Professor / Professor in Spatial Information  to provide academic leadership, vision and direction in the development and application of innovative solutions to emerging issues in the spatial information industry in areas such as spatial database development, software engineering, system interoperability, web-based data management, system customisation, and system design and implementation.

The successful candidate will have international recognition in a significant area of spatial science or related discipline, as well as demonstrated leadership and management capabilities.  Evidence of commitment to excellent teaching, with demonstrated ability to lead research programmes and gain external funding, is also required. Applicants are required to have a PhD or equivalent experience.

CRCSI is an international research and development centre set up in 2003 in which both LINZ and University of Canterbury are partners.  The University of Canterbury has taken a leading role in capability development in the area of spatial information with the establishment of a jointly taught Masters in Geographic Information Science, the only degree of its kind in New Zealand offering this specialist subject.

Download the full Position Description<https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/PositionDescriptions/COS/Associate_Professor_Professor_in_Spatial_Information_April16.pdf>

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at:http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 8 May 2016

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.

Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, nikki.gibbs at canterbury.ac.nz.

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Professor Simon Kingham, simon.kingham at canterbury.ac.nz.

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service:https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz<https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz/>

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.





From: Deirdre Hart [mailto:deirdre.hart at canterbury.ac.nz]
Sent: Tuesday, 5 April 2016 11:55 AM
Subject: Assoc Prof/ Prof in Spatial Information

Hi folks,
Please see attached and below add for a geospatial academic job here at Canterbury (Professor or Associate Professor = senior academic in NZ [unlike US definition of Professor]). We are really keen for someone with physical geog background, as well as geospatial focus and skills, to apply. Do you have some GIS and/or physical or coastal geography network where you could send this? Please circulate amongst potentially interested parties you know.
Best wishes,
Deirdre


From: Simon Kingham
Sent: Monday, 4 April 2016 4:49 p.m.
To: _GEOG Academic Staff; _GEOG General Staff; _GEOG GeoHealth; _GEOG Postgraduates; _GEOG Staff; Wendy Lawson; Subject: UC Assoc Prof/ Prof in Spatial Information

Hi all,
Thanks for your interest in the geospatial Research Institute. Great so many of you could make it along to the lunchtime seminar about it.

The advert for the CRCSI/LINZ funded Associate Professor/Professor in Spatial Information  is now live on the UC Web, https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz job ID 3519.
This will be advertised on the following: UC Web, SEEK, Workhere.co.nz, LinkedIn, Engineeroxy.com and Jobs.ac.uk.

Please forward on to anyone you feel may be interested and/or advertise through appropriate lists etc.
Thanks
Simon

Professor Simon Kingham
Director of the Geospatial Research Institute and Director of the GeoHealth Laboratory
Department of Geography, College of Science
University of Canterbury - Te Whare Wananga O Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch, New Zealand
www.geog.canterbury.ac.nz<http://www.geog.canterbury.ac.nz>
http://www.science.canterbury.ac.nz/geospatial/
www.geohealth.canterbury.ac.nz<http://www.geohealth.canterbury.ac.nz>
Tel 00 64 (0)3 3642893 (internal x6893)
Fax 00 64 (0) 3 364 2907
simon.kingham at canterbury.ac.nz<mailto:simon.kingham at canterbury.ac.nz>

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