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E-M:/ Geospatial technology job at MSU

Job Description


The Department of Geography at Michigan State University announces a research associate position, focused on grant-writing, in the geospatial technology field.  The position will be housed in the Remote Sensing and GIS Research and Outreach (RS&GIS) program within the Geography Department (http://www.rsgis.msu.edu).  Appointment will be on an annual basis for one year with opportunity for multi-year extensions.


We seek applicants with experience in grant writing and an understanding of competitive grant funding programs at the national level.  A background in remote sensing, GIS, GPS, statistics, or other spatial technologies is desired.  Applicant must be willing and able to interact with faculty, staff, and students in Geography and related departments to develop interdisciplinary research proposals.  This position provides opportunity for creative thinking and engagement with active researchers from across campus.


A completed PhD in Geography or a closely related discipline is required.  Salary is competitive.  Apply with hard copies of a cover letter, a statement of interest, a current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for at least three references; send materials to Jessica Moy, RS&GIS Director, Department of Geography, 215 Geography Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824; or e-mail materials to <moy@rsgis.msu.edu>.   Review of applications will begin March 15, 2006 , and continue until the position is filled.  Michigan State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.  Handicappers have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. 



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