Position announcement : University of Kansas (fwd)
chrisman at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 18 10:13:59 PST 1999
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Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 14:52:45 -0600
From: Ann L. Francis <afrancis at falcon.cc.ukans.edu>
To: "'all at ucgis.org'" <all at ucgis.org>
Cc: "'Francis, Annie'" <afrancis at falcon.cc.ukans.edu>
Subject: Position announcement : University of Kansas
Department: Kansas Applied Remote Sensing, The University of Kansas
Title: Project Coordinator, Great Plains Regional Earth Science Application
Starting Date: April 30, or as soon as possible thereafter
Length of Appointment: Initial appointment for 3 years, with continuation
based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Salary: Competitive, dependent on qualifications and experience.
Benefits: Full benefits package (Unclassified Staff), including medical,
retirement, vacation, and sick leave.
Full-time professional staff, 12-month appointment. The Great Plains
Regional Applications Center is a NASA-funded center focused on conducting
applications research in remote sensing, commercial product development,
and outreach to end users. GP-RESAC activities will use time-series
satellite imagery in crop condition and yield assessment, grassland
productivity, plant phenology, hazard assessment, and related issues.
Principal responsibilities of the coordinator will include, but will not be
.. abCoordinating GP-RESAC project activities with public, private, and
.. abScheduling and coordinating research calendars and writing project
.. abSetting up and conducting team meetings
.. abPlanning and conducting workshops and outreach activities
.. abPresenting research results in written and oral form
Position has the potential to become tenure-track, depending upon
University needs and upon applicant education, qualifications, and
1) M.A./M.S. in agricultural or natural sciences (including earth sciences)
2) Demonstrated experience in project coordination
3) Experience in managing/conducting team meetings
4) Excellence in written and oral communication skills
5) Work experience with remote sensing and/or GIS applications
6) Experience in presenting research in written and oral form
1) Ph.D. in agricultural or natural sciences (including earth sciences)
2) Experience in coordination of remote sensing or GIS projects
3) Experience conducting original scientific research
4) Training or experience in statistical applications, particularly spatial
Application: Send a letter of application, resume/vita, and three letters
of reference to Dr. Stephen Egbert, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing, 2291
Irving Hill Road, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-2969.
Phone: 785 864-7719. Email: (Application materials must explicitly
address how you meet all of the required qualifications and any of the
Deadline Dates: Review of applications will begin on March 15, 1999.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: The University of Kansas is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages
applications from underrepresented group members. Federal and State
legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In
addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status.
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