[ESIP-all] FW: SEDAC-UWG Senior CIESIN position -- please forward

Carol B. Meyer carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Thu Apr 15 16:15:38 EDT 2004

>From Martha Maiden...

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From: Martha Maiden [mailto:martha.e.maiden at nasa.gov] 
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 3:13 PM
To: Carol B. Meyer
Subject: Fwd: SEDAC-UWG Senior CIESIN position -- please forward

>CIESIN has a search open for a senior position to help lead a new
program on
>global poverty mapping.  We hope to recruit a Ph.D. at the Associate
>Research Scientist level, but the position is also open to talented,
>experienced non-Ph.D.s at the Senior Staff Associate level.  Please
>the following notice to any relevant individuals, departments, or
>Many thanks,
>Marc A. Levy
>tel: (+1 845) 365-8964   fax: (+1 845) 365-8922
>email: marc.levy at ciesin.columbia.edu
>web: http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu
>Senior position in exciting new poverty mapping project
>Search # LD 670 04 003
>CIESIN is seeking an individual with proven scientific and project
>management abilities to lead a major poverty mapping project.
>Responsibilities will include production of a global poverty map
>subnational spatial data; preparation of a compendium of
>poverty maps; and analysis of the relationship between the spatial
>distribution of poverty and biophysical features such as soil
>water availability, and transportation access. The work will be carried
>in close collaboration with the United Nations Millennium Project and
>World Bank. Interaction with other partners will also be essential.
>The successful candidate will be hired at one of two levels, depending
>qualifications. The Senior Staff Associate position requires a masters
>degree in geography, economics, sociology or a closely related social
>science discipline, plus four years work experience carrying out
>analysis of poverty or other development outcomes. The Associate
>Scientist position requires a Ph.D. in geography, economics, sociology
or a
>closely related social science discipline; three years work experience;
>a proven ability to raise research funds. Both positions require proven
>experience integrating socioeconomic and biophysical spatial data;
>demonstrated oral and written communication skills; experience with
>statistical analysis software (for example STATA, SPSS, SAS, S-Plus);
>experience with ArcGIS or equivalent spatial analysis software; and
>experience in the conception, design, implementation, analysis and
>of complex research projects.
>To apply, please submit by electronic format: a letter of application
>including position reference number 670 04 003, a C.V. that includes
>address; a statement of research interest (1 page) and career
objectives (up
>to 3 pages); and contact information for three references to:
>personnel at admin.ldeo.columbia.edu with position number 670 04 003 also
>the subject line. Screening will begin after the ad appears for 30
>Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
>Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.



Martha E. Maiden
Program Executive for Data Systems
Office of Earth Science
Code YF
NASA Headquarters
Washington DC 20546-0001

voice +1 (202) 358-1078
FAX   +1 (202) 358-2769
Martha Maiden <mmaiden at hq.nasa.gov>

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