Junior GIS Research Scientist

Junior GIS Research Scientist

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of West Florida invites applications for the position of Junior GIS Research Scientist within the UWF GeoData Center. This position will support efforts by the UWF GeoData Center to pursue, secure, and execute grants, contracts, and tasks related to geospatial analysis and products. Supported by technical and research personnel, the senior research scientist will be responsible for engaging both external clients and internal (UWF) researchers in appropriate geospatial projects in conjunction with the UWF Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. The Junior Research Scientist will have opportunities to UWF academic programs, including both GIS Certificates and BS and MS degrees in Environmental Science and MS in GIS Administration, with particular emphasis on facilitating GIS internship activities.

The target date to apply is September 23, 2016; however, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Complete position description and application are available at https://jobs.uwf.edu. This position requires a criminal background screening.

The University of West Florida (UWF) is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (Voice) or 1-850-857-6114 (TTY).

This contractor and subcontractor (UWF) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 30-300.5(a) and 41 CF 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors (UWF) to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Human Resources Department
University of West Florida - UWF
Pensacola, 32514