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Postdoctoral Data Scientist: GIS and mHealth

Closing Date  Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health invites applications for a Postdoctoral Data Scientist position to work on large scale environmental health and mobile health geospatial data. The position will involve close scientific collaboration with Drs. Peter James, Antonella Zanobetti, and Corwin Zigler. There will also be ample opportunities to interact with the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis (

Volunteers for FOSS4G in Boston

Closing Date  Tuesday, June 20, 2017

We are looking for up to 65 people to help us stay organized throughout the conference and ensure all workshops, presentations, and events run smoothly. Volunteers will be asked to attend a two hour training session and work a minimum of 12 hours throughout the conference. In exchange for their time, volunteers will have their registration fee reduced to $50 dollars (food coverage).

GIS and Data Visualization Specialist - MIT

Closing Date  Monday, July 31, 2017

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT is seeking a full-time staff person to assist with various GIS, data visualization and graphics training needs of the department.  The staff/specialist will assist faculty and students across the department with GIS, Data Visualization, graphics and media related projects.

Research Assistant Position for Mapping Electricity in Africa Project

Closing Date  Monday, June 12, 2017

The Economics Department at Tufts University (Medford, MA) is seeking a short run RA to assist with the development of maps to visualize spatial data on electricity in Africa. Responsibilities will include combining data sources, creating maps to visualize the resulting datasets, formatting maps at different spatial scales. Minimal data manipulation / no data analysis required. The main work will involve map creation from existing data files. Payment will be hourly and the job is expected to last approximately two weeks part time or one week full time between June 12 and June 22.

NPS Archaeology GIS Internship Opportuntiy

Closing Date  Monday, May 1, 2017

This summer, the regional NPS archaeology program is offering an internship to interested students through the Geoscientists-in-the Park Program .

The basic details include:

NSF REU Summer Fellow Opportunity

Closing Date  Wednesday, July 19, 2017

7 weeks during June to August, 2017

The NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center (STC) is looking for 4 - 6 undergraduate research assistants to serve as NSF REU Summer Fellows in 2017. They will potentially work at George Mason University Site (Fairfax, VA), Harvard University site (Cambridge, MA), or University of California, Santa Barbara site (Santa Barbara, CA) depends on funding availability from NSF.

NSF RET Fellow Opportunity

Closing Date  Friday, June 23, 2017

NSF RET Fellow Opportunity

 June, 2017 - July, 2017

Preceptor in Geospatial Analysis

Closing Date  Sunday, June 18, 2017

Harvard University seeks applications for a preceptor in geospatial analysis. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The preceptor will be responsible for designing and teaching introductory undergraduate and graduate courses in geospatial analysis.

Research Assistant on Transportation and Land Use Issues in China / Harvard University

Closing Date  Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A student Research Assistant with an interest in transportation and land use issues in China is needed for a study using household survey data from a travel behavior study conducted in Chengdu. The survey was conducted in the summer of 2016 by the Harvard-China Project ( and the Research Center for Contemporary China of Peking University and is a follow up to a nearly identical survey by the same research partners in 2005, creating a time series on Chengdu's urban development.


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