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  • Michael Kahan
    *Please forward to anyone/lists you think may be interested.* The Spatial History Lab at Stanford (spatialhistory.stanford.edu) is currently hiring for a
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 7, 2010
      *Please forward to anyone/lists you think may be interested.*


      The Spatial History Lab at Stanford (spatialhistory.stanford.edu) is
      currently hiring for a Geospatial Historian to join our collaborative
      research community to support and advance historical scholarship while
      simultaneously educating the next generation of scholars in digital, visual,
      and spatial methodologies.

      The Geospatial Historian will:

      - Investigate and devise innovative approaches to enduring challenges in
      historical inquiry using technology to optimize use of quantitative and
      qualitative primary source data
      - Move seamlessly among multiple, concurrent short, long, and open-ended
      research projects from inception to completion in accordance with expected
      project life-cycles
      - Maintain ongoing GIS tasks as well as identify opportunities to
      implement new spatial tools and approaches for analysis
      - Analyze vector and raster datasets using spatial and statistical tools
      in ArcGIS and other programs
      - Create high quality maps for print and web publication, that reflect
      advanced cartographic design principles

      The position is a full time, benefits eligible staff position for one year
      fixed-term with the possibility of renewal. At minimum, the candidate must
      have formal training in geography or a related field and at least 1 year of
      on the job experience with GIS. Additional technical proficiencies may
      include Python, Adobe Creative Suite, and statistical packages like Stata or
      PASW.

      Please refer to Stanford Jobs (http://jobs.stanford.edu/find_a_job.html) and
      job *40101* for more information and to apply.



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      Michael B. Kahan, Ph.D.
      Associate Director
      Program on Urban Studies
      Stanford University
      Building 120, room 224
      Stanford CA 94305-2048
      650-724-7575
      kahan.michael@...


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