Pay Range: $50,003 annually or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to an initiative in geospatial modeling at the University of Idaho. This individual will be housed in the Center for Modeling Complex Interactions (www.cmciuidaho.org/) and will participate in collaborative interdisciplinary research in the Center. The initial project will be in collaboration with the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (www.uidaho.edu/research/entities/iwrri/) to use geospatial modeling of water quality and health data to predict the effects of water quality on human health.
Education: Ph.D. by the time of appointment in computer science, geography, spatial ecology, or a related discipline Experience with geospatial modeling demonstrated by publications in the field Strong computer programming skills Ability to succeed as part of a interdisciplinary team Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated experience with common GIS packages such as ArcGIS, QGIS Familiarity and experience with spatial data interoperability Strong statistical skills
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002086P
Posting Date: 02/06/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: First consideration will be given to applications submitted by February 28, 2019.Applicants are required to: -address the minimum and applicable preferred qualifications in the Letter of Qualification. -upload a PDF containing up to three of their publications or submitted manuscripts to the Other Document 1 field.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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