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Job Title Assistant Professor in GIS
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
Organization/Department    The Department of Geosciences at Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
Salary Range Unknown

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in GIS, Geography or related fields at time of appointment. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to: spatial data mining, geospatial big data analytics, mobile mapping, cloud computing, geospatial cyber-infrastructure, social media, or related areas.  The successful candidate is expected to show a strong potential for establishing a sustained, externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level GIS courses, and supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students.

About the University

Florida Atlantic University is located between the Greater Everglades and world-famous beaches in south Florida, serving the nation’s 8th most populated metropolitan area.  The region’s geographic location in close proximity to coastal urban environments and sensitive ecosystems, combined with its enormous and rapidly growing population, poses great teaching and research opportunities associated with human environmental interactions in the Everglades and the urban and coastal marine continuum of south Florida. The region has also pioneered in the adoption and development of Geospatial technology. There are three signature themes in Geosciences Department, including Earth Systems Science, human-environmental systems and geo-information sciences. Faculty in the Department of Geosciences and throughout the College of Science are engaged in collaborative research projects with federal, state, and local agencies, such as the National Science Foundation, National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey, the South Florida Water Management District, and multiple local government and resource management agencies. The successful candidate is expected to play a key role in the Center for GIS hosted in the Department, and participate in our close partnerships with FAU’s Florida Center for Environmental Studies and Environmental Science Program. The candidate will also have opportunities to contribute significantly to FAU’s university-wide pillars and platforms of excellence defined by FAU’s new Strategic Plan, such as Ocean Science and Engineering / Environmental Sciences, Sensing and Smart Systems, and Big Data Analytics.

Application Materials To be considered for this position, an official FAU application must be completed online through the FAU HR, for the GIScientist position (01003327).The application should include 1) a cover letter summarizing interest and qualifications, 2) separate, detailed statements of research and teaching profiles, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) a list of three professional references, and 5) scanned full academic transcripts.    Questions regarding this position may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Charles Roberts, croberts@fau.edu.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities, requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.  711.


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.

Transcripts must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application. An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of class.


Job Title GIS Analyst
Application Deadline December 16, 2015
Organization/Department Information Technology / City of Lawrence
Salary Range Starting salary: $41,771 to $53,000 annually DOQ
Responsibilities The City of Lawrence is currently seeking to fill the position of GIS Analyst. The position reports to the GIS Coordinator. The position will focus on supporting GIS needs for several departments including but not limited to Information Technology, Public Works, Fire/Medical and Parks and Recreation. The position supports a wide spectrum of GIS data related to city infrastructure (street pavement, storm sewer, park irrigation, fiber optic, etc...), subdivisions, easements, LiDAR/topography/contours, base map data, aerial photography and more. Responsibilities include maintaining and updating geospatial databases, responding to internal map and data requests, maintaining informational maps and map books, assisting the GIS Coordinator with long and short term GIS projects, converting geodatabases, performing geographic analysis, developing, documenting and automating workflows; designing and maintaining field collection applications through the Esri ArcGIS Online platform. 
Qualifications The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, professional and personable individual with an attention to detail.
2 years’ experience with GIS with formal education or training in a GIS, engineering or drafting course. A bachelor’s degree is preferred with major course work in GIS, geography, computer science, physical science or other related field. Prior experience with Esri ArcGIS Desktop software/extensions, ModelBuilder, COGO editing, geometric network editing, relational database software (such as MS Access or MS SQL Server), and grasp of basic programming concepts is preferred. The successful candidate will pass the post offer City physical and drug screen
Benefits Health, Dental and Life Insurance: Single premium paid by the City. Various dependent coverage levels available.
Vacation: 12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave)
Holidays: 9 days per year
Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System 
How to Apply Submit online application by Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Job Title

Applications Developer



Date Posted



♦ Provide on-site GIS Developer duties to Federal Client in Kansas City
♦ Refine existing web-based tools based on ArcGIS and/or open-source geospatial technologies
♦ May make recommendations for data management architecture for various federal centers
♦ Develop requirements for location-based field data collection and inspection reporting application
♦ Build workflow and engineering application with modularity of functionality enabling adoption for other field-based inspection applications
♦ Responsible for specific objectives and the achievement of significant results
♦ Independent judgement is exercised in selecting and interpreting information, handling deviations from standard methods and practices
♦ Resolves difficulties and makes routine decisions
♦ Participates and contributes to a productive, innovative and collaborative work environment; May provide technical advice and direction to junior professionals and other technical staff
♦ Conducts independent studies and analysis making interpretations and typical decisions; Exercises independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, handling deviations from standard methods and resolving problems


♦ 4-yr Degree with 4+ yrs professional work experience required; or Graduate Degree with 2+ yrs work experience
♦ GISP Certification and/or Graduate Degree preferred​
♦ Possess knowledge of a wide array of GIS software platforms, including open source options
♦ Demonstrated GIS programming experience using, but not limited to, Python, JavaScript, Java, Node.js, C#, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, and related technologies
♦ Ability to work independently on-site in client’s office
♦ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

How To Apply

Submit an application on the Stantec website

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