[ESIP-all] Job opportunity at CIESIN, Columbia University

Bob Chen via ESIP-all esip-all at lists.esipfed.org
Fri May 2 15:31:48 EDT 2014

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 

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 
for further information about this position and to submit your 

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:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 

We only accept online applications.

Apologies for cross-posting. Cheers, Bob Chen

Dr. Robert S. Chen
Director, Center for International Earth Science Information Network
  (CIESIN), The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Manager, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
P.O. Box 1000, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 USA
tel. +1 845-365-8952; fax +1 845-365-8922
e-mail: bchen at ciesin.columbia.edu
CIESIN web site: http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu
SEDAC web site: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu

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