Thursday, July 3, 2008

Geospatial Research Scientist at the George Washington University

Post-Doc Position for a Geospatial Research Scientist at the George Washington University.
The Department of Geography and the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management (ICDRM) at the George Washington University seek a Post Doctoral Geospatial Research Scientist to work with faculty in applied geospatial technology in the areas of human-environmental interaction, disaster management and/or populations at risk.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or a related discipline, advanced training in geospatial techniques, and a demonstrated ability to teach GIS focused courses at the University level. Responsibilities include working with faculty in the two programs to pursue grants, submit publications and instruct GIS courses for graduate students. The candidate will have an office in the Department of Geography, which is currently building a new instructional Spatial Analysis Lab. The position will begin on September 1, 2008 and is funded for 9 months. There is a possibility of renewal provided that external funding is obtained. The monthly salary is $5,000 (for total of $45,000 over nine months) and includes full employee benefits as described on the GWU Human Resources Division We Site (
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, vita, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Marie Price, Chair of the Post-Doctoral Search Committee, Department of Geography, 1957 E St. Suite 512, George Washington University, Washington DC 20052.

Applications can be submitted electronically to Review of Applications will begin July 14, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.
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