Prof.Robert Chen írja az ICSU CODATA körlevelében és a GSDI szakbizottsági vitafórum résztvevőinek:
" CIESIN, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, seeks an Associate Director for its Geospatial Applications Division. The individual will play a leading role in the development of Internet mapping activities and the design of spatial data management systems for CIESIN, other Earth Institute centers and projects, and external partners. He/she will promote geographic information system development, remote sensing data management, and the implementation of spatial data infrastructure and will provide technical expertise and training in implementing geographic information technologies and standards. As Associate Director, he/she will hire, supervise, and evaluate about 10 staff, ensure the smooth distribution of tasks and workloads with other CIESIN divisions, respond to requests for proposals, and seek out funding sources. The individual will work directly with researchers and others at the Earth Institute to advance their knowledge of spatial technologies and enhance research proposals and grant applications.
CIESIN, based at the Lamont campus of Columbia University in Palisades, New York, is an internationally recognized research, data, and education center working at the intersection of the natural, social, health, engineering, and computer sciences. The position requires a MS or MA in Geography, Computer Science, or other related field emphasizing knowledge of spatial analysis techniques germane to CIESIN's ongoing and planned activities, plus 4 years of experience using GIS and related geospatial technologies. Search will stay open for 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the job is filled. Please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59253 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Annual salary will be commensurate with experience. Columbia University benefits provided with this Officer of Research position. Please follow this link to view our benefits: http://hr.columbia.edu/files_humanresources/imce_shared/FOBIB-2014.pdf Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We only accept online applications.