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  • 21 Apr 2021 9:36 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)
    Visiting Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Science

    Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

    Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

    Job Description:

    The Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) at Clark University seeks to fill a 1-year visiting Assistant Professor position in Geographic Information Science to begin August 2021. The initial appointment will be for one year, but may be renewed for another year, pending funding and satisfactory performance. The major responsibility will be to teach technical GIS courses, including Advanced Vector GIS, Python Programming, Computer Programming for GIS, and Web Mapping and Open Source GIS. The faculty will be expected to teach 5 courses per academic year plus student advising. This position principally serves Clark's Master of Science in GIS (MSGIS) - a joint Program between IDCE ( and the Graduate School of Geography ( However, students in IDCE's other degree programs often take GIScience classes as part of their coursework.


    A PhD in Geography or related discipline is required at time of appointment. The successful candidate will have strong competency in geospatial research methods, including advanced geoprocessing, spatial statistics, computer programming for GIS or web mapping. Examples include demonstrated experience using and teaching programming languages such as Python and related GIS packages or front-end web development for mapping applications using technologies such as Mapbox, LeafletJS, or hosting and spatial database management using PostGIS or similar. Strong knowledge of ESRI's ArcGIS is required; familiarity with QGIS is desired.

    Additional Information:

    Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

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  • 12 Apr 2021 11:43 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    The World Resources Institute, Washington DC, is accepting applications for a Data Science Associate. Remote sensing experience highly preferred. 
    For additional details and to apply, visit their website at

  • 12 Mar 2021 11:48 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    USGS Water Mission Area 2021 Cluster Hires (updated 3/12)

    The U.S. Geological Survey Water Mission Area is hiring multiple Data Scientists, Machine Learning Specialists, and Water Information Product Managers. Apply online at USA Jobs, where the positions will open and applications will be accepted March 15-19th. For all positions, an unofficial transcript and detailed resume summarizing job qualifications and relevant skills is needed.

    For additional information, please follow the USGS Data Science Twitter feed or attend the following informational sessions:

    Go Here to Learn More:

  • 3 Mar 2021 2:04 PM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)
    In April, WiGIS Members will elect two important roles in WiGIS leadership:
    We invite you to participate in the upcoming elections for two important roles in WiGIS leadership.
    1. Vice President: This role is a two- year commitment, the vice president will serve one year as the vice president and move into the role of president in year two. The Vice President will work alongside the president for various projects and running of the organization. The Vice President will serve as an officer participant on the Internal Affairs committee.
    2. Map Development Committee Lead: The Map Development Committee Lead serves a two year term typically. Work with a committee of volunteers Responsible for maintaining existing StoryMaps (WiGIS members, mentorship program and local chapter maps) and exploring how WiGIS can leverage and apply web map technology to support the WiGIS mission.
    Here are three ways you can get involved:
    1. You can run!
      Members who are interested in running can fill out this form here to self - nominate. 
    2. Find out more
      WiGIS will be hosting an informational session Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM PST to answer share more about the process, the roles, and answer any questions you may have about how to get more involved.  Zoom link for informational session below.
    3. Vote
      lections will be held in April. WiGIS members, be on the lookout for an email from us with a link to the form to cast your vote.
    Election Timeline:
    - 3/18 Informational Session
    - 3/26 Nominations Due
    - 4/12 - 4/18 Voting period
    - 4/23 Results posted

    Details to Join Women in GIS Election Informational Session
    Thursday, March 18th, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST

    Click here to Join the Zoom meeting

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  • 2 Mar 2021 3:23 PM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    WiGIS celebrated February's Black History Month with a webinar featuring Whitney Kotlewski, co-Founder of Black Girls M.A.P.P. 

    Watch a recording of this webinar in our resources section.

  • 3 Feb 2021 2:40 PM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    Job announcement! Motorola is hiring a GIS professional to work with their support team. The GIS Customer Service Technician supports the Public Safety market. The position is based in Utah but it's a remote job so open to anyone in the U.S! 

    If interested, go here are the details

  • 2 Feb 2021 10:23 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    Job Posting: Information Technology Specialist I

    California State Water Resources Control Board

    Application Deadline: 2/25/2021

    The Information Technology Specialist I (ITS) acts as a lead project member and works independently as a technical specialist on complex Geographic Information Systems (GIS) assignments. The ITS will be responsible for GIS content support for State and Regional Board programs and will assist in the planning, coordinating and implementation of activities that require the development of GIS solutions using ArcGIS desktop and web technologies. The incumbent will serve as a GIS Analyst and Administrator and will have knowledge of and experience with geography, GIS concepts, Esri GIS mapping software, databases, and Microsoft Office technologies.

    Additional Details and application:

  • 22 Dec 2020 6:58 PM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) in Wenatchee, Washington is hiring a Data and GIS Manager. The Data Manger will start at 32 hours a week and can be remote for some time although the ultimate vision is for the position be in central Washington. 

    If you have a passion for land protection, community engagement, and stewardship, this may be the perfect fit for your GIS and data skills! Bring your communication skills to the beautiful Pacific Northwest at CDLT. 

    For more details and to apply, visit their website here.

  • 9 Dec 2020 9:09 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    The Chesapeake Conservancy's Conservation Innovation Center has an exciting job opening! We are looking for a Geospatial Web Developer to support web-based applications for conservation and restoration in the Chesapeake. The position is based out of the office in Annapolis, MD with flexible remote work options.

    Find more information about the position and how to apply here:

    For additional questions about this position contact Emily Mills ( or Helen Sieracki ( 

  • 6 Nov 2020 6:51 AM | Jami Dennis (Administrator)

    The Military Department in the South Carolina Office of the Adjutant General is seeking a GIS Analyst to support the Environmental Division & Sustainable Range Program. This position provides GIS expertise and authoritative standardized spatial information, products, and services for the execution of the conservation, compliance, training missions, and strategies on military ranges.

    For full details and to apply, visit the Government Jobs website.

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