University of Oregon, Geography

Position ID:UofO-Geog-WEBMAPDEVELOPER [#7634]
Position Title: Cartographic Web/Mobile App Developer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403-1251, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geography / GIS
Starting Date:2016/12/01
Appl Deadline:2016/10/31** finished (2016/08/12, finished 2017/05/07, listed until 2016/10/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

EUGENE, OREGON 97403-1251. University of Oregon. Non Tenure-track Research Assistant CARTOGRAPHIC WEB/MOBILE APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER position beginning as soon as it can be filled.

The Department of Geography’s InfoGraphics Lab is searching for a developer in the area of Geospatial Technologies focused on Cartographic Web/Mobile applications. The successful candidate of this position will primarily be responsible for designing and building web/mobile mapping and other spatial data applications to support academic activities. The InfoGraphics Lab is a mapping and geospatial technologies facility that engages in research, creative, and instructional activities. The Lab focuses on cartography, atlas design, data visualization, and Geographic Information Science. As a member of the InfoGraphics Lab the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with UO Geography faculty and other UO academic units to develop spatial applications that advance sponsored research projects and other creative efforts. The candidate will also have the opportunity to instruct a course related to their area of expertise within the Geography Department’s Spatial Data Science and Technologies curriculum.

The successful candidate will exhibit expert knowledge in designing and implementing client-side applications (including responsive web design/mobile) with associated web technologies (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, SVG), and mapping APIs (e.g. ESRI API, Leaflet, OpenLayers, Google Maps). They will also have demonstrated experience with programming languages such as Java, C++, or similar (e.g. in the context of iOS or Android Native Apps). Applicants must have proven skills in technical writing, verbal communications, and problem solving. A Master’s degree in GIScience, Geography, Cartography, or related field is required at time of appointment. Position subject to criminal background check. Complete position announcement is available at Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that details research interests, professional accomplishments, and teaching interests, CV, and the names of three references via the University of Oregon’s on-line system at EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity. The university encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. To assure consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2016. Please direct questions to James Meacham,

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Further Info:
Geography Department
1251 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1251

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