Position: Adjunct Online Instructor: Geographic Information System (GIS)


  • An earned master’s degree in Geospatial Science, Geography, Geographical Information Science, or a related field.
  • Experience teaching courses in Geographic Information System (GIS) or Geospatial Science programs, e.g., Visualization for GIS and Geospatial Systems.
  • Experience in using geospatial software and hardware.


  • Ability to develop and teach GIS courses online.
  • Prior experience teaching GIS courses.
  • Background in GIS, including theoretical knowledge and practical experience using GIS software and tools such as ArcGIS Pro and Python programming and guiding students remotely using such programs. A solid understanding of GIS concepts, spatial data models, relational databases, spatial analysis, and visualization of spatially distributed data.
  • Experience with online teaching platforms and tools.
  • Develop and update course content to meet industry needs and stay current with GIS advancements.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Teach online GIS courses as assigned. 

Application Deadline: open until filled

To Apply: Please submit the following:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Current Resume/Vita
  3. Email and phone number of three professional references; reference letters may be requested later.
  4. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment).

Send materials listed below to:          

Dr. Mustafa Morsy, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
The University of West Alabama
Station 7
Livingston, AL 35470


Only completed applications will be considered.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, including information obtained from social media and other internet sources.

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.