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GAC Graduate Research Student - Master 2 Grad

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Job no: 499575
Department: Geography
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Research, Scientific, PR, Media, Graphics, Communications, Other

Job Title: GAC Graduate Research Student - Master 2 Grad

11.00/hr - 12.10/hr 

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Work independently with limited supervision, while also providing supervision of student employees at Student Research Master 1 and 2 Undergraduate level. Students will work with Department of Geography faculty and staff to contribute to and co-lead the completion of departmental and university research projects; updating geospatial course labs to include more R and Python modules; and co-lead manuscripts and data citations.
A graduate student can be paid at the Student Master Grad 2 level, provided that the skill and complexity of the job are equivalent to a Graduate Assistant/Teaching Associate (e.g., researcher).

Essential Duties:

Ability to cooperate and communicate is imperative. Duties will include/require interacting with data clients within and outside the University.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience in geospatial software and database management is required. Must have completed advanced geospatial courses at Miami or another institution and have intermediate competency in geospatial programming. Must know Google Earth Pro, QGIS, ESRI ArcPro, as well as intermediate familiarity with R, Google Earth Engine, or Python coding.
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