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Open Associate/Full Professor in Geospatial Analytics and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Position at NC State

Posted September 8, 2014 by 

The PRTM department at NC State is delighted to announce a new position in Geospatial Analytics and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. The position is listed at the Associate/Full Professor level for a start date of August, 2015.

We seek a spatial social scientist with a disciplinary background in park and protected area management, the human dimensions of natural resource management, human geography, city and regional planning, economics, or related field. Highly desirable research concentrations include advanced spatial-temporal modeling and geovisualization of land use/population change dynamics, change in human communities and cities, and regional economic systems related to recreation and tourism. Experience with immersive virtual environment technologies, computational steering, agent-based modeling, as well as innovative approaches to modeling and visualizing large, heterogeneous, and creative sources of data for solving problems as a coupled human and natural system is highly desirable.

As a senior leader in the Center for Geospatial Analytics, the successful candidate will devote concentrated effort to building interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams with research faculty in PRTM, the Center for Geospatial Analytics, and faculty in other NCSU departments and other institutions focused on data-driven spatial modeling and visualization for solving environmental and societal challenges.

The review of applications will begin October 15, 2014.

For more specific and detailed information about the position, please see the full PDF announcement here > Associate_Full-Professor_Geospatial-Analytics-and-Human-Dimensions-of-Natural-Resources_NCSU_PRTM or contact the search committee chair, Dr. Erin Seekamp, email:; ph: 919.513.7407.