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2021 Apr 30

Postdoctoral Fellow in Geospatial Data Analysis Platform Development

12:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, MA

This position is with the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA)/IQSS at Harvard. The project is to conduct research on the design and development of an online platform for geospatial data management, analysis and visualization. The platform is the core infrastructure for case-based study and training.

Since 2019, the project (and the resulting platform) has evolved from China Data Lab to Spatial Data Lab, a joint initiative between Harvard University’s Center for Geographic Analysis, China Data Institute and Future Data Lab. The project’s objective is to enable researchers to...

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2021 Apr 20

Undergraduate Research Fellow at NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

NSF REU Fellow Opportunity
7-11 weeks from May 2021 to August 2021

The NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center (STC) is looking for 4 – 6 undergraduate research assistants to serve as NSF REU Fellows from May 2021 to August 2021. They will potentially work remotely with George Mason University Site (Fairfax, VA) or Harvard University site (Cambridge, MA) depending on funding availability from NSF.

This opportunity is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) I/UCRC and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Programs which enable...

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2021 Feb 26

GIS Outreach Librarian

12:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, MA

The GIS Outreach Librarian works to improve awareness on campus about geospatial technology and to spread the skills to use that technology.  The position works with faculty and their TFs to design spatially oriented projects that are academically rigorous but achievable within the limited time available to the students. This includes assessing the landscape of available tools and recommending/selecting suitable options.  It also includes instruction on in-demand tools and broader topics such as geoliteracy, bias and racism as reflected in spatial data collection and use, and...

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2020 Nov 30

Student Intern on Spatial Analytics for Humanitarian Health

12:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, MA

This is a paid, undergraduate or graduate student position to assist with a Radcliffe Seminar on the utilization of spatial analytics for humanitarian health that is upcoming in February, 2021. This position would include a literature review to identify prudent readings, gleaning appropriate gaps in the research, appropriate seminar questions, case studies, and to stand as a basis for post-seminar publications. The student would be paid on an hourly basis according to the standard Harvard rates for undergrad or graduate students. All final hiring will be handled by Radcliffe HR, but if...

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2020 Oct 12

Postdoctoral Fellow on Spatiotemporal Analytics of COVID-19’s Second-Order Impacts on Global Vulnerable Communities

12:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge, MA

Project Background and Overarching Research Objective
This project addresses the role of spatio-temporal data, including open data, upon the understanding and mitigation of impacts from the global COVID-19 pandemic. The research undertaken will focus on possible long-term and second-order impacts of COVID-19 and the responses that have been enacted at multiple scales, from multinational regions to neighborhood-levels. Development backsliding during this pandemic is a high risk for developing countries and rapidly growing cities due to new migration patterns, a...

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2020 Sep 17

Graduate Data Analyst, Map of Inclusive Symbols and Spaces

Thu - Fri, Sep 17 to Oct 30, 3:55pm - 3:55pm

The Map of Inclusive Spaces and Symbols (MISS) at Harvard is an interactive web application that visualizes spaces around campus. MISS is hiring a graduate research assistant for 6 weeks at 15-20 hours per week.

The graduate data analyst will work closely with the MISS team in the fall semester to lead the creation of a dataset to be later geocoded. The dataset needs to be optimized for the creation of a web-based tool for crowdsourcing geospatial information. Tasks include creating and maintaining an Excel dataset to collect and convert  geographical data that...

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