[ESIP-all] Senior Staff Associate position at CIESIN

Bob Chen via ESIP-all esip-all at lists.esipfed.org
Fri Oct 24 14:21:32 EDT 2014

CIESIN, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network 
of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, seeks a Senior Staff 
Associate for its Science Applications Division. The individual will 
play a lead role in the development of data systems and services for 
global and African digital soil mapping projects and will coordinate 
CIESIN's scientific and technical activities related to geoinformatics 
and cyberinfrastructure for soil science, agricultural development, 
and related areas. He/she will manage projects involving the design, 
implementation, quality control, and maintenance of data systems for 
large-scale, geo-referenced soil and environmental data collection, 
integration, analysis and online dissemination; develop technical 
tools in support of soil cyberinfrastructure project needs; 
participate in scientific analysis of soil data and its 
interrelationship with crop yields, land degradation, soil management 
practices, and other environmental and socioeconomic factors; and 
interact with other staff members to provide expert guidance and 
project management.

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 Bachelor's degree and eight years of related 
experience or Masters degree and four years related experience in 
social or natural science discipline relevant to human-environment 
interactions or in geoinformatics or related field.

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.

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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