Remote Sensing Assistant Professor, McGill University (Montreal, QC)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Remote Sensing, beginning on August 1, 2008.  Remote sensing of the environment is a key aspect of many interdisciplinary research areas within the University (

We seek a person with a research program in remote sensing. We are especially interested in individuals who will complement our expertise in Earth system science, GIScience, water, biogeography, land-use land-cover change, development geography, health geography, or landscape ecology. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program, embracing graduate student supervision and undergraduate teaching. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration within the Department and other units, such as the Departments of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences and Natural Resource Sciences, the Earth System Science program, the Global Environmental and Climate Change Centre and the School of Environment. Information on McGill and the Department of Geography can be found at and

Applicants must possess a PhD or expect to graduate by summer 2008, and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible and other minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. McGill University is committed to equity in employment.

Candidates should ensure their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, up to three reprints, and the names and contact details of three referees, are received before October 15, 2007 by:

Dr. Tim Moore, Chair
Department of Geography
McGill University
805 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec
Canada, H3A 2K6
phone: 514 398-4112
fax: 514 398-7437

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