SCORE Program - STEM Community College Opportunity for Research Experience Program
The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member community colleges an opportunity to apply for a one-time term-long research award that will support their academic study in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This award is designed to provide community college students an opportunity to work together with a faculty mentor on a term-long research project in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) or STEM education that goes beyond what is taught in the classroom.
2017-18 Current Solicitation - Proposals Due November 10, 2017
The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member community colleges an opportunity to apply for a one-time term-long research award that will support their academic study in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). These awards will also serve to recognize their achievements in these fields.
The OSGC SCORE Program supports the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) objectives of fostering and encouraging careers in STEM and STEM education and developing a diverse and capable next-generation workforce. Women and individuals from underrepresented groups in the STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants will need to demonstrate how their field of study relates to the NASA Vision and the activities of the various Mission Directorates.
For full announcement: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/student-research-projects
PCC's POD Office sponsors the college's membership to NISOD; a membership organization that promotes and celebrates excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical college.
One of the benefits of membership is the opportunity for PCC students to enter the annual Student Graphic Design Contest to design the official Conference Program for NISOD's 2019 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.
The winning student artist will receive:
Contest closes February 2, 2018.
To find out more: https://www.nisod.org/membership/student-graphic-design-contest/
POSITION: Planner II/GIS
DEPARTMENT: Umatilla County, Land Use Planning
SALARY: $4,261.00/Month (to start), Plus excellent benefits
CLOSING: Open Until Filled – 1
First Review Oct. 10th, 2017
To apply: http://www.co.umatilla.or.us/HR/index.html
DESCRIPTION: Prepares and administers land use ordinances, comprehensive plans, and related land use planning projects/programs which guide land use and development within Umatilla County. Serves as the lead for preparing and maintaining digital maps and data for use in a Geographic Information System (GIS) by the Planning Department.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in community planning, geography, or related field. Work experience in city, county or regional planning and experience using geographic information systems with an emphasis on planning and development; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and training is preferred.
Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
HOW TO APPLY: Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY. Anyone who qualifies for
Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department. This job announcement is not intended to serve as a comprehensive job description. Blank applications and a complete job description can be obtained on our
website at www.umatillacounty.net or the Human Resources Office, Room 108. Applications will be accepted by hand delivery, mail, fax, or email to email@example.com.
The City of Bend Community Development Department (CDD) is seeking a new team member: one temporary, full-time Program Technician I position for a 6-month assignment, with the potential to extend up to 12 months in duration. The target start date is December 1, 2017.
The primary assignment of this position will be to help establish a new GIS-based platform for property addressing for the City of Bend. This position will be involved with the migration of data from the legacy system as well as configuration, testing and documentation of the new system. Bend is one of the fastest growing cities in the state so opportunities to learn new skills and take on challenging projects are plentiful.
The ideal candidate will possess current experience in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial data management, with relevant experience with queries, GIS analysis and QA/QC processes. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bend. The application window closes October 12, 2017 at 12PMPacific Time.
RESEARCH ANALYST I (GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS)
Office of Emergency Services (Sacramento, Ca)
Final Filing Date: 10/5/2017
Job Description and Duties
Under the supervision of the GIS Division Chief or Research Program Specialist I or II (GIS), the Research Analyst I (GIS) is responsible for performing basic GIS procedures for the creation, compilation, analysis, translation, reporting, maintenance and presentation of geospatial data in support of emergency functions and homeland security. Incumbent should have a basic understanding of geographic and cartographic principles and standards, and concepts of data management in a relational database, and the creation and management of metadata in compliance of Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) standards.
Assist in researching, assessing, and preparing ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Web maps, map and feature services, AGOL applications, authoritative map and feature services. Assists in planning for and performing data creation and preparation for Web maps and applications for Cal OES GIS situation awareness and operational tools.
College level courses equivalent to six semester hours of geographic analysis techniques and six semester hours of data base management techniques; which may include computer cartography, remote sensing, or spatial analysis of statistical data.
Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, and the interdisciplinary graduate program in Geoinformatics at the University of Iowa are accepting applications for MS/PhD or PhD degrees starting from Fall 2018. Graduate teaching and research fellowships, and assistantships will be available for these positions.
I am particularly interested in recruiting students with research interests in areas such as:
In addition to the above research interests, students should have, or be interested in developing, ability in:
The application deadline is 01 Jan, 2018. Candidates should contact firstname.lastname@example.org indicating their interest in one of the programs along with their research interests and CV. Competitive students will be invited for a Skype interview.
Upon admittance you will be a member of the Geo-Social Lab, which is home to research projects aimed at developing innovative computational and visualization tools to better understand and analyze massive and complex geo-social networks. The Geo-Social Lab is located within the brand new research facility at the Informatics Initiative which is equipped with cutting edge research infrastructure such as the Visualization Wall, lab computers and meeting rooms, and prioritized access to High Performance Computing (HPC) and Hadoop clusters.
For all inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences
316 Jessup Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
319 335 0161
Carnivore Research Support Internship
Application Deadline: October 6, 2017
Cascadia Wild seeks an intern to support the Wolverine Tracking Project, a citizen science project that uses wildlife cameras and snow tracking surveys to monitor rare carnivores on the Mt Hood National Forest.
The intern will gain experience in all aspects of supporting a field-based citizen science research project, including analyzing photos from wildlife cameras, data entry and analysis, equipment maintenance, and volunteer management. Work will be done at Cascadia Wild’s Northeast Portland office on a regular weekly schedule. Position is 8 hours/week, October 16 2017 - April 30 2018.
For a complete job description:
Modis, a technical staffing firm with an office here in Portland is working with a client in town that has an immediate need for several contractors for a 1-3 month assignment. Candidates need to be able to work a standard work week (roughly 8-5pm M-F). Basic requirements are below. For more information please have interested parties contact Roger Cummings directly (contact info below).
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ASPRS Columbia River & Puget Sound Regions
Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Time: 9:00 (Setup time available for presenters: 8:00-9:00 a.m.) - 3:00
Place: Vancouver Water Resource Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, Washington 98661 (360) 696-8478
Online Registration / Presenter Abstract Deadline: October 24th, 2017
ASPRS Members…………. ……………… $25.00 (Includes box lunch and copy of abstracts)
Non-members …………………. …………….$35.00 (Includes box lunch and copy of abstracts)
ASPRS Student Members……………….…...$Free + Optional Lunch ($10.00)
Non-member Student*………………….……..$10.00 + Optional Lunch ($10.00) = $20.00
Purchase Tickets at Event or Online after 9/26 (coming soon)
Keep updated on our facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASPRSCRR/
Interested in Presenting? Register Here:
We recommend purchasing the box lunch as there are no dining facilities in the near vicinity of the Water Resources Education Center.
Parking: Ample FREE parking available at the meeting site
WHAT: Technical presentations by Professionals, Educators and Researchers.
This event is an informal opportunity for people who are interested in the topics of GIS, photogrammetry, and remote sensing to learn more about what's going on in our own region in resource management, government, academia, and business. The information exchange is a day-long event in which local practitioners may present a 20-minute talk on one of their current or recent projects. This is also an opportunity to learn new techniques, meet new contacts, and refresh old ones. Projectors and wireless internet connection will be available. Presenters are asked to their keep presentations under 20 minutes to allow for questions and timely proceedings.
WHO: ASPRS Members and Non-Members interested in expanding their knowledge.
Anyone interested in learning more about GIS, photogrammetry, remote sensing, and related fields or who wish to share information about interesting or unusual projects in these areas are welcome. Please, extend this invitation to your colleagues who work in the areas of GIS, photogrammetry, and remote sensing. No commercial presentations or endorsements are allowed.
We particularly want to encourage non-members to come find out more about ASPRS. As an encouragement, student attendees who wish to join ASPRS the day of the session will have the registration fee waived. In addition, any person or company can sponsor a student by covering the $10 registration fee, so please consider sending them to this session to learn more about our industry and society.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has posted a great opportunity for those interested in a Land Surveyor position. Job details (and the application) can be found here https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1843034 . This recruitment will remain open until September 28, 2017.
Project Surveyor – Professional Land Surveyor 1
Highway Division - Region 2
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 09/28/17 11:59 AM
SALARY: $58,260.00 - $86,040.00 Annually
ODOT's Survey Unit is responsible for surveying land needed for various highway, road, and maintenance projects.
We are recruiting for a project surveyor who will represent the unit on project development teams and perform professional survey work to develop highway centerline alignments, right of way lines, and boundary resolutions for the preparation of maps that are filed with counties for horizontal control, recovery, retracement, and monumentation surveys. This person will perform survey research and analysis to determine property boundaries and ownership and will determine project footprints necessary to support project construction and maintenance and then write property descriptions describing those areas. The project surveyor's decisions affect the accuracy of highway alignments, right of way locations, property boundaries, and produced maps.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED & REQUESTED SKILLS:
A valid Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) license.