Adjunct Lecturer, Geographic Information Systems

University of New England | Biddeford, ME

Posted Date 7/11/2019

The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of New England invites applications for Adjunct Lecturers in Geographic Information Systems, for the Fall 2019 semester.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vita or resume, and the names and contact information of two references.

  • Application Materials
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • List of References


The adjunct lecturer will serve as the primary instructor of GIS 364: Spatial Analysis (4-credits) lecture and laboratory. This course meets on the Biddeford campus on Friday’s from 8:00-10:50am (lecture) and 11:00am-1:50pm (lab), August 28-December 13, 2019.


Applicants must have substantive knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis. This class covers the basics of spatial analysis including defining geographic problems in spatial terms, selecting appropriate data structures, understanding and utilizing spatial tools, conceptualizing and implementing models, interfacing with related technologies, and conveying models through cartographic output and report generation. A Master’s degree in Geography, GIS, Environmental Studies or a related discipline is preferred. Previous teaching experience is also desirable.

The Department of Environmental Studies is housed on the Biddeford campus, at the mouth of the Saco River approximately 30 minutes south of Portland. For more information about the Department, please visit our website at or contact Dr. Noah Perlut, Department Chair, at

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