Posted on: May 29, 2018
The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science within the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applications for two positions as Research Programmer and/or Senior Research Programmer to design, develop, test, and implement software and interfaces for the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies (CyberGIS Center hereafter), and play a major role in developing a CyberGIS platform and associated geospatial software and tools with emphasis on computation, performance, and scalability to geospatial big data and complex spatial analysis and modeling.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.
Duties and Responsibilities
The positions will heavily emphasize software development in support of projects targeting high-performance spatial analysis and modeling algorithms, distributed online GIS and geospatial problem-solving environments, geospatial middleware and Web services based on advanced cyberinfrastructure, cyberGIS as a service for geospatial big data integration and analytics.
Required Qualifications both titles
Required Qualifications – Senior Research Programmer
Preferred Experience both titles
Salary and Appointment Information
The positions are full-time and benefits-eligible. Eligibility for benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization. For full details on eligibility requirements for benefits, please reference http://humanresources.illinois.edu/employees/new-hires/benefits.html. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Procedures and Deadline Information
To apply, create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: a letter of application and resume/CV in a single pdf. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. For inquiries about the position and application procedures, contact the Search Committee through Jill Randell at firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted by October 18, 2018. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.