GEOPROCESSING AND DATA VISUALIZATION SPECIALIST, Urban Studies and Planning, to assist with a variety of departmental GIS, data visualization, and graphics training needs. Will assist faculty and students across the department with GIS, data visualization, graphics and media related projects; provide teaching support; and work closely with the school's Computer Resource Organization (CRON) and the MIT Library GIS lab to ensure coordination and compatibility with school and Institute software, hardware, and geo-processing services.
REQUIRED: a master's degree in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, geography, or related field; a minimum of two years of professional experience using GIS in a professional or research environment; ability to create compelling visuals while understanding the statistical underpinnings of the data; familiarity with database systems such as MS-Access, PostgreSQL, and PostGIS; and comfort working with statistical packages such as R. Seek candidates who can demonstrate familiarity with the connection between design and social sciences. While the main focus of the work will be using ESRI products, those who are familiar with open source geospatial software and mapping tools (QGIS, Mapbox, Leaflet, and CARTO) are also sought. The ability to use Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of website development are also essential. Knowledge of architecture programs (e.g., CAD or Rhino) is desirable. Job #14813
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