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Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing
Montana State University

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing
University Montana State University
Bozeman, MT, United States
Department Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Environmental Science & Ecology
    Land & Water Resource Engineering

The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University, Bozeman ( is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in remote sensing (45% research, 45% teaching, 10% service).

We intend to hire a talented and enthusiastic individual who will: (1) provide leadership in the acquisition, analysis, characterization and application of remotely sensed imagery at multiple scales; (2) actively contribute to sustaining and enhancing the department’s research, teaching, and outreach programs related to remote sensing as applied to land resources and environmental sciences; and (3) contribute to the MSU Spatial Sciences Center and its mission to advance academic research and instructional programs and to participate in campus-wide synergistic collaboration.

Candidates should have outstanding research and teaching experience (or potential) and fundamental training in remote sensing and quantitative analysis as applied to a relevant agricultural/natural resources/environmental sciences field. Examples of potential research foci include ecosystem and landscape processes, environmental restoration, climate change, environmental biology, pest ecology and management, and sustainable and precision agricultural systems. The successful candidate will complement existing departmental strengths, and will be expected to develop a nationally competitive research program supported by extramural grant funds. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in remote sensing, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications can be submitted at where more details about the position are also available.

Screening will begin 15 December 2019, and applications will be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment.

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