Post Doctoral Fellow - Applied Geospatial Analysis - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Applied Geospatial Analysis at the Center for Sustainability, starting in the summer of 2015. Established in 2010 by a grant from the Alberici Foundation, the Center for Sustainability provides a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Science (M.S.) in Sustainability, M.S. of Urban Planning and Development, a joint MBA and M.S. of Sustainability in conjunction with the John Cook School of Business, and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Advanced Remote Sensing. Also, the Center for Sustainability includes the Norman J. Stupp GIS Research Laboratory and the Center for Environmental Sciences, supporting earth and atmospheric research. For more information, visit the Center for Sustainability website at:

Description: The Center for Sustainability seeks a post-doctoral research fellow with expertise in applied geospatial analysis whose experience and career goals connect to themes broadly defined as human-environment interactions, socio-ecological systems, or coupled human-natural systems. The position is anticipated to be a two year appointment. The individual selected should have strong technical geospatial skills and the ability to bridge social and natural science perspectives for interdisciplinary research. The fellow is expected to have a strong desire and ability for publication and funded research proposal submission. The fellow will work with Dr. Tom Crawford whose research initiatives include: riverbank erosion and human response in Bangladesh, coastal hazards and the social coast, geospatial public health, and urban form. In addition to geospatial skills (GIS, RS, data mining, and/or spatial statistics), applicants with the ability to contribute to design and implementation of primary social science data collection (i.e. individual or household survey) are encouraged. Responsibilities include working with Dr. Crawford to conduct applied geospatial research, submit research proposals, and publish research results.

Qualifications: Successful candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. by May 2015. A Ph.D. in Geography or related discipline is required. The successful candidate is expected to have a record of scholarly research and publications. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates must submit an application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references to All other correspondence or questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Tom Crawford at Review of applications will begin in mid-February and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience.  

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  • Center for Sustainability
  • Post Doctoral Fellow - Applied Geospatial Analysis
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  • Jesuit institution
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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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