Visiting Position ~

17 de junio de 2004

Visiting Position

Water Atlas Program Visiting Faculty
Florida Center for Community Design and Research
The Center was founded in 1986 as a statewide research center to address urban and regional problems related to both the natural and built environment and to provide design expertise, technical assistance, and applied research to assist Florida's growing communities. The Center employs faculty, staff and graduate students from 11 different academic disciplines and receives between $750,000 to $1 million in contracts and grants annually. As such, the Center serves as a primary vehicle for interdisciplinary community engagement at the University of South Florida. The Center has four full-time research faculty, eight affiliated faculty from USF, and numerous full-time support staff and graduate students. For more information, visit the Florida Center website at
The Water Atlas Program
The Water Atlas Program is a partnership between the University of South Florida and several local and regional governments. The program s goal is to utilize advances in information technology to provide public access to timely, quality-tested data and information related to water resources (see
Position: Assistant in Research Visiting Faculty
This is a full-time (12 month) visiting position for a qualified research faculty member interested in developing and managing research projects as part of the Water Atlas Program. The successful candidate will work with existing faculty and project partners to assist with daily project management, project development, long-term strategic planning, marketing and communications, content development, and management of information systems. As a visiting position, this appointment is renewable for up to three years. However, it is expected that a permanent research position will be available within that time frame. Salary is negotiable. This position will begin immediately. Minimum Qualifications:
Master s or Ph.D. degree in Geology, Geography, Environmental Science and Policy, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Civil Engineering or a related discipline
Demonstrated public or private sector water resource management related experience
Strong public speaking/presentation and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications
A strong commitment to collaborative research
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Geographic Information Systems, preferably ESRI products
Knowledge of Database Management Systems
Experience with Microsoft Project
How to Apply:
Submit a complete vita, statement of career interests, salary requirements and the names and addresses of at least three references to: Director, Florida Center for Community Design and Research, 3702 Spectrum Blvd., Ste 180., Tampa, FL 33612, or by email to Questions related to job responsibilities and qualifications will be accepted by email only. We will start reviewing applications June 30, 2004. The University of South Florida is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, equal access institution.

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