Posted on June 17, 2007 - GC478

Company: Centre of Geographic Sciences
Position: Faculty
Location: Centre of Geographic Sciences - Lawrencetown NS
Contact Name: Bruce Hicks

Job Description

School of Applied Arts and New Media Faculty Geomatics (Mapping – Remote Sensing) (Term Full Time Position) (Commencing July 1, 2007 and ending June 22, 2009 – approximate) Annapolis Valley Campus – Lawrencetown NS Competition No. 2007-190 OUR OPPORTUNITY: The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), an International geomatics training centre of the Nova Scotia Community College offers training at the post-secondary and post-graduate levels. You will provide instruction in the Surveying and Remote Sensing programs. Your areas of instruction will include courses in mapping, photogrammetry and remote sensing depending on program needs and your mix of training and industrial experience. You will as well, maintain curriculum, evaluate learner performance, and assist in developing and promoting Geomatics department programs. Candidates should apply online (see other info)

Job Qualifications

YOUR CREDENTIALS: • You possess relevant post-secondary education with at least a technologist diploma in a geomatics related discipline specializing in the application of mapping/photogrammetry/remote sensing/digital image processing, combined with a minimum of five years of occupational experience, or the recognized equivalencies. • You possess a strong background in geomatics theory and applications, mapping applications, remote sensing systems (space borne, airborne etc.), photogrammetric theory and application. • You should have experience using commercial digital image processing systems such as ERDAS or PCI and/or commercial digital mapping systems. • Since the successful candidate will work closely with other surveying instructors, surveying training and experience would be an asset. Additional skills in softcopy photogrammetry, 3D visualization, GPS applications in Remote Sensing and intelligent image processing systems (neural networks, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence etc.) would be beneficial. • The position also requires continuous updating of both theoretical and practical courses, necessitating contact with many aspects of the profession. You are familiar with Portfolio education. You are innovative and committed to life-long learning and community involvement. Your desire and enthusiasm to teach students with diverse backgrounds and knowledge along with your superb presentations, interpersonal and team building skills make you an ideal candidate. As a creative self-starter, you have been recognized for your high energy and your commitment to excellence.

Other Information

CULTIVATING DIVERSITY: The College values diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self identify may do so in their cover letters or by completing the Cultivating Diversity questionnaire at the end of the online application form. Application deadline is June 21, 2007 at 4 pm To apply for College jobs, simply upload or copy and paste your resume and cover letter into our easy-to-use on-line application found at Need to access the internet? Call 1-866-569-8428 to find a Community Access Program (CAP) site or 1-800-523-4732 to find a Service Canada Centre near you. For more information on the College, please visit our website at

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Lawrencetown, NS
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