Job Title: Researcher in Geographic Information Systems applied to land use,
transportation, environmental, agricultural, natural resource and/or
Responsibilities: The person filling this position must be well versed
with the technical design, operation and applications of GIS systems.
He/she should be able to advise other researchers from various
technical fields in such applications. This position is
envisioned as a complement and enhancement to the existing staff
interested in interdisciplinary GIS research.
Qualifications: A postgraduate degree in any area emphasizing quantitative
spatial information systems in an environmental, natural resource or
ecosystem context. At least two years experience in GIS applications
development is necessary. Strong computer background; Experience in
database adminstration, and experience with ARC/INFO, and GRASS GIS
and with UNIX workstations are preferred. Interest in interdisciplinary
research is essential.
Salary and Benefits commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.
Duration of contract: 1 year minimum, with the possibility of extension.
Deadline for submission of applications: 31 Janaury
Application details: Send Curriculum Vitae, date of availability, a
statement of your special qualifications for this position, and the
names and addresses (including Fax/E-mail) of 3 referees, to
Mr. Akihiko Machida
Regional Science Institute
4-13 Kita 24 Nishi 2, Kita-ku
Sapporo 001 JAPAN
Tel: +81-11-717-6660; Fax: +81-11-757-3610
Applications by Fax and E-mail are especially encouraged.