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GIST Lecturer Position at UTK Geography for 2021-2022

Lecturer Position at the University of Tennessee Knoxville for 2021-2022 (PDF)


The Department of Geography at The University of Tennessee Knoxville invites applications for a one-year appointment for a Lecturer in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIS&T), with the possibility for renewal. The instructor will be expected to teach lower and upper division courses in GIS&T using both in-person and fully online delivery modes. Candidates with experience in engaging GIS&T students with local communities are especially encouraged to apply. The position comes with a faculty office in the Burchfiel Geography Building, use of a laptop computer, access to department research labs, and funds for conference travel. The salary for this position is $45,000 and the position includes benefits. The appointment is for one-year with the possibility of renewal.

The Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee maintains expertise in human geography, physical geography and GIS&T, and offers BA degrees in both Geography and Sustainability, as well as MS and PhD degrees in Geography. Starting in Fall 2021, a BS degree in Geographic Information Science & Technology will be offered.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. by August 1, 2021, ability to teach the courses above, and some teaching experience. The candidate must be able to physically relocate to Knoxville, TN.

To apply: 

Please contact Liem Tran ( to apply or for more information. Please send a cv, a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and teaching experience, evidence of past teaching ability/experience (such as syllabi or evaluations), and the names and email addresses of two or three references. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.