The Global Research Institute is currently seeking a Geospatial Scientist to support and improve AidData’s ongoing efforts to design and implement cutting-edge international development research with geospatial data, methods, and tools. The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years of research experience, with particular expertise in geospatial information systems (GIS) and remote sensing in developing country contexts. Experience working with high-performance computing environments and machine learning applications is strongly preferred. Experience engaging with policymakers, practitioners, and/or information technology specialists from the global development community is also preferred. Depending on qualifications, the successful applicant may hold an affiliate appointment as research faculty in an appropriate department and/or interdisciplinary program at William & Mary.
This position is located at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. This is a full-time position, and salary is commensurate with experience in the U14 range (see Salary Structure for University Employees). Applications for this position close after 11:59 PM on August 30, 2019.