Position Announcement (March 29, 2011)
Graduate Research Assistant in Geographic Information Science Department of Geography
Florida State University
Immediate Response Requested
Graduate research assistant needed to participate in National Science Foundation funded project investigating methods for analyzing tracking data from mobile objects (e.g. vehicles, animals, pedestrians). Initial appointment is for one year; position renewable contingent on availability of funds, work performance, etc. Position begins fall 2011.
Required qualifications include a strong background in one or more commercial GIS software packages (e.g., ArcGIS, TransCAD, etc.), some familiarity with GPS data collection techniques, previous training in spatial statistics, and the ability to work independently.
Additional desired qualifications include experience with computer programming languages (e.g., C++, python), GIS applications development, and web design.
The graduate research assistant will be housed in the Department of Geography at Florida State University under the supervision of Dr. Mark W. Horner (see http://mailer.fsu.edu/~mhorner/). Candidates must meet
the requirements for entry and funding set by the University and the Department of Geography. Students at either the Master’s of Doctoral level are invited to apply.
Interested students should contact Dr. Horner immediately via email to discuss their suitability for this project (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions about the project and how to apply will be accepted through 7 April 2011. After that time, prospective applicants may no longer be considered.