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Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing
Montana State University

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing
University Montana State University
Bozeman, MT, United States
Department Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Application Deadline Sep. 15, 2022
Position Start Date January 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Environmental Science & Ecology
    Engineering/Engineering Extension
The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences seeks 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 collaborations. This is an academic year (nine month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment will be 45% Research, 45% Teaching, and 10% Service funded by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Agriculture
Candidates should have outstanding research and teaching experience (or potential) and fundamental training in a relevant remote sensing and quantitative analysis field as applied to agricultural, environmental, or natural resource issues.

The successful candidate will complement existing departmental strengths, and be expected to develop a nationally competitive research program supported by extramural grant funds. 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 be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that emphasize remote sensing and quantitative analysis. The successful candidate will participate in high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs, including undergraduate curricular advising, undergraduate research advising, and training and mentoring of graduate students with expectation of recruiting and funding doctoral students as a priority.

  • Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

    Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

    In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

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Contact Information

  • Scott Powell
    Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
    Montana State University
    PO Box 173120
    Bozeman, MT 59717
  • 406-994-5017


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