Subject: POSITION: City U NY: Research Associate Geoinformatics
From: Henry Neeman 
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:04:34 -0500 (CDT)
OSCER users,

Forwarding from Bernice Rosenzweig (brosenzweig@ccny.cuny.edu)
of the CUNY Environmental CrossRoads Initiative,
City College of New York, City University of New York.

Please reply directly to Bernice, and please feel free to
forward to anyone who may be interested and appropriate.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:

City University of New York/City University of New York
Research Associate - Geoinformatics-CUNY Environmental CrossRoads
http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html

Job Title: Job ID: 9572

Location: City College of New York

Full/Part Time: Regular/Temporary: Full-Time Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Conducts academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may
assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and
lead research efforts involving others.

- Develops research plans and proposals and participates in
acquiring funding - Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of
data

- Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings

- Collaborates with internal and external colleagues

- Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct
as defined by the University and relevant outside parties

CONTRACT TITLE

Research Associate

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Research Associate will research, formulate, and address key
environmental analysis challenges being addressed by the newly
formed CUNY Environmental CrossRoads Initiative located on the
City College of New York campus.

The Research Associate will work closely with scientists, staff,
and IT personnel of the CUNY Environmental CrossRoads Initiative,
NOAA-CREST, the Civil Engineering, and affiliated Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science, and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Departments to utilize appropriate resources for the creation of
digital environmental indicators, geospatial modeling, and coding
of flow and constituent transport dynamics in simulation models.

The Research Associate will also assist affiliated faculty, staff,
and students in research related resources at Staten Island
College and will work closely with the IT staff at the High
Performance Computing facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research
ability.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research
with strong computer science skills required.

The successful candidate should be very well-versed in and be
familiar with different databases and with various GIS systems in
order to apply the developed software tools and datasets to the
research project.

Thorough and broad knowledge in area of expertise from underlying
principles to highest level of implementation and ability to
apply those skills are required.

The Research Associate should have a broad understanding of
complex problems and solutions with an ability to implement the
most advanced solutions.

Capacity for advanced use of Mac OS, Linux, and Windows platforms
essential.

The successful candidate should also have good writing and public
presentation skills.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and
eligible dependents based on job title and classification.

Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.

Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour
criteria to be eligible for health benefits.

Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the
eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYFirst, please click on
"Apply Now" on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions.

If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as
follows:
- Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
- Click "Search job listings"
- Click on "More search options"
- Search by Job Opening ID number
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST UPLOAD A COVER LETTER AND RESUME AS
ONE DOCUMENT IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS:
doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with the review of applications to begin 1/06/14.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by
actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities,
veterans, and women to apply.

We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek
excellence through diversity and inclusion.

EO/AA Employer.

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