GIS/SYSTEMS SCIENCE RESEARCH ANALYST, School of Public Health, Environmental Health

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GIS/SYSTEMS SCIENCE RESEARCH ANALYST, School of Public Health, Environmental Health

The Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health is looking for a full-time Research Analyst to work as a GIS Research Analyst in the Asthma Simulation Tool for Housing and Medication Adherence (ASTHMA) project and the Center for Research on Environmental and Social Stressors in Housing Across the Life Course (CRESSH). Job responsibilities include: 1) building and maintaining GIS databases of sociodemographic and neighborhood characteristics, including remote sensing data of the built environment, 2) supporting linkages between GIS databases and health datasets 3) geocoding health datasets, 4) building and maintaining a data dashboard of GIS datasets. Applicant will form part of the ASTHMA and CRESSH research teams and have the opportunity to learn about multiple research projects and opportunities in the program.

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree or degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing with experience programming with Python and building data dashboards preferred.

3+ years' experience working with GIS & remote sensing data including Python programming and building data dashboards.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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