Job Opportunity: Remote Sensing, GIScience and Ethnobiology

This is an excellent opportunity and example of interdisciplinary applications of ethnobiology and economic botany. Please check the job description, as it describes technical skills demanded in our evolving field.

Alexander R. O’Neill

Student Representative, Society for Economic Botany and Masters Candidate at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University


Northwest Indian College invites applicants for a full-time faculty position on Lummi campus. This position has primary teaching responsibilities that support the BS in Native Environmental Science, and research related to harmful algae, ocean color, and remote sensing through the Salish Sea Research Center. Research and scholarship related to this position will focus on climate resiliency issues important to the students and communities that Northwest Indian College serves. The candidate should hold a MS or PhD in earth, atmospheric, or geospatial science, or a closely related discipline, with extensive experience in climate science, environmental science, or natural resources. The applicant’s work should engage with climate resiliency issues, as applicable to GIS, remote sensing, and ocean color. In addition, preference will be given to applicants with experience with critical geography / cartography. Applicants should also have experience with maintaining and upgrading hardware and software typically used in GIS and GPS applications, such as: ArcGIS, Terra Sync, and Trimble GPS equipment. Experience with open-source software used in GIS and image processing is highly desired.

More details available here:

Click to access JA-Native-Environmental-Science-Program-Faculty-GIS-FT-2017.pdf

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