The Taylor Geospatial Institute (TGI), the nation’s leading academic center for geospatial science, is committed to making St Louis a global center of excellence in geospatial science research, education, and innovation. The Institute is seeking to fill 8 Postdoc positions this year that is designed to support local faculty in their research projects in core geospatial science and applied domains (www.taylorgeospatial.org/research/).
The successful applicants will support faculty in their research projects and promote collaborations in the St. Louis region in core geospatial science and applied domains. This cohort of 6 postdocs is part of a series of initiatives by the TGI to accelerate the St Louis region’s development as a national center for geospatial science. The Notice of Opportunity: Geospatial Institute Postdoc Program (https://taylorgeospatial.org/download/1416/) provides more context, details, and research foci for candidates to shape their application.
Ideal candidates would have a Ph.D. in geospatial science or a related field applied to food systems, health systems, and national security. These individuals selected should have strong technical expertise and computing skills. The candidates are expected to have a record of scholarly research and publications, and a strong desire and ability for publications and grant proposal writing. Recent Ph.D. degrees in Geospatial Science, Geoinformatics, Geography, Computer Science, or related areas with strong geospatial skills are desired.
Applications must be submitted online at https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) 3-page research project proposal (expected content: title, contact info, project summary, research plan including specific aims, preliminary work, potential outcomes, potential faculty advisor at Saint Louis University or the affiliated institutions); and 4) One letter of recommendation from the applicant’s Ph.D. mentor. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" under the header "Resume or CV/Cover Letter and/or additional documents listed as a requirement in the job posting"
The position offers a nationally competitive salary and other benefits totaling $87,000 per year. Applicants must be willing to relocate to Saint Louis University or one of the affiliated partner institutions. The position is for one year and can be renewed based on performance.
All other correspondence or questions regarding this position can be directed to TGI@slu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled