Assistant Professional Researcher Scientist at UC Riverside

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We are seeking an Eco informatics and geographic information science (GIS) Assistant Professional Researcher Scientist (PhD or several years of experience) to join the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Center for Conservation Biology Director at the University of California Riverside.

Activities conducted by center faculty and students feature research, teaching, and outreach spanning the urban-agricultural-wildland continuum throughout southern California. The center has an extensive ecological data repository and ongoing data collection activities including image, sensor, and manual measurements.

We are working towards automated tools for coupling these data with process and empirical models.

With this new position we plan to increase the amount of technical assistance and training provided for the management, analysis, and visualization of environmental data and models.

The selected applicant will provide a leadership role for our growing spatial Eco informatics facility and work with center researchers developing and implementing advanced environmental data management applications.

Activities will include participation with proposal development for federal and state funding agencies specifically targeted towards enhanced ecological informatics and cyber infrastructure and more generally in support of robust data management plans. Other expectations of this position will be professional competence and activity.

The University of California at Riverside is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to workforce diversity.

To apply, send via e-mail, a cover letter describing background and interests, a current CV, three letters of reference to the attention of Michael Allen, Director. Please email your application material to the academic personnel assistant This position is open until filled. For more information about the center see (

Expiration Date: 
Thu, 2013-08-15

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