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University of Idaho
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Posted: 02/13/2019
Postdoctoral Fellow - Geospatial Modeling

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow - Geospatial Modeling

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $50,003 annually or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to an initiative in geospatial modeling at the University of Idaho. This individual will be housed in the Center for Modeling Complex Interactions ( and will participate in collaborative interdisciplinary research in the Center. The initial project will be in collaboration with the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute ( to use geospatial modeling of water quality and health data to predict the effects of water quality on human health.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Education: Ph.D. by the time of appointment in computer science, geography, spatial ecology, or a related discipline

• Experience with geospatial modeling demonstrated by publications in the field

• Strong computer programming skills

• Ability to succeed as part of a interdisciplinary team

• Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience with common GIS packages such as ArcGIS, QGIS

• Familiarity and experience with spatial data interoperability

• Strong statistical skills

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002086P

Posting Date: 02/06/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to applications submitted by February 28, 2019.

Applicants are required to:

-address the minimum and applicable preferred qualifications in the Letter of Qualification.

-upload a PDF containing up to three of their publications or submitted manuscripts to the Other Document 1 field.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.