Oferta de trabajo en GIS ~ Bioblogia.net

15 de noviembre de 2007

Oferta de trabajo en GIS

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Project Description:
The Environmental Sciences Division (ESD), (http://www.esd.ornl.gov ) at
the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), (http://www.ornl.gov ) has
several openings for research associate positions beginning immediately.
These positions involve the use of geographic information systems in
hydrological modeling, and ecological indicators and regional simulation
of ecological impacts. These projects are funded by NASA or the
Department of Energy and are described on the Internet.

Modeling and Synthesis Thematic Data Center (Robert Cook, PI)

Integrated Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Modeling (Mac Post, PI)

Carbon Cycle Modeling of Agro Ecosystems (Tris West, PI)

Candidates should have an M.S. in geography, ecology, soil science,
forestry, or a related field. We seek a candidate with superior oral and
written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and
strong personal motivation. The candidate must have knowledge and
practical experience in using GIS software such as ESRI (workstation
Arc/Info, ArcGIS, ArcView and associated modules such as GRID and
Spatial Analyst) or other GIS/processing package, and knowledge and
experience in using image processing software such as ERDAS Imagine,
INVI, or IDRSI. Familiarity with visualization tools like IDV, NCL (NCAR
Command Language), FERRET, GLODAP, LAS, GrADS, IDL, CDAT or others is an
advantage. In addition, the candidate must have experience in acquiring
and managing spatial data, familiarity with applying basic ecological
and geographical principles within a spatial modeling framework. The
candidate should have familiarity with UNIX and Windows operating
systems, familiarity with environmentally relevant data layers, and
programming experience, specifically in the context of developing GIS

The candidate should be willing to work closely with other research
staff in multiple capacities including contributing to a team designed
to develop integrated ecological models and supporting the GIS and data
needs of research team members. Responsibilities include managing and
updating multiple spatial data sets, acquiring and assimilating new
relevant spatial data sets, using GIS data and principles of landscape
ecology to characterize landscape patterns at multiple scales, providing
documentation for collected and newly created spatial data sets, and
data integration.

Annual salary depends on experience. The position will be based at ORNL
in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. All travel expenses are provided. The position
is for one year.

Qualifications: Master's degree required in Geography, Ecology, Soil
Science, Forestry or related field.
Required discipline: Other Physical Sciences

Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more than five
years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree
requirements before starting their appointment.

How to Apply:
Qualified applicants may apply online at
(https://www2.orau.gov/ORNL_POST/ ). All applicants will need to
register before they can begin the online application. For complete
instructions, on how to apply, please see the instructions at
(http://www.orau.gov/orise/edu/ornl/ornl-pdpm/application.htm ).
When applying for this position, please reference the position title and
number (ORNL08-24-ESD).

This appointment is offered through the ORNL Postmaster's Research
Associates Program and is administered by Oak Ridge Associated
Universities (ORAU). This appointment is open to all qualified U.S. and
non-U.S. citizens without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex,
national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a veteran
or disabled veteran.

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