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Research Assistant: Literature Review and Basic Geospatial Analysis

AidData is seeking a research assistant to assist with processing of remote sensing imagery for crop mapping and searching for recent peer-reviewed articles related to land-use analysis with Google Earth Engine. We are looking for a student with a GIS and remote sensing background interested in gaining some practical experience in geospatial analysis.

This position is for summer 2021, for approximately 10 weeks. Continuation into fall is possible based on project needs. This position pays $10/hr with flexible hours (10-20 per week).

Required Skills:

  • GIS experience 
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience reviewing literature
  • Familiarity with geospatial data

Application Instructions

Please send your resume and writing sample to Kunwar Singh (

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