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The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Research Scientist, to be located at the AAG’s office in Washington, DC.

We seek an individual with excellent research and writing skills who can contribute to the AAG’s strong portfolio of federally-funded research, education and outreach projects. The Research Scientist will participate in the development of research projects and protocols; contribute to new project development; interact constructively with academic and non-academic organizations; prepare manuscripts for publication; and support project management. The Research Scientist will also work closely with others at the AAG to support broader AAG initiatives, scientific meetings, and proposals.

A highly qualified candidate will have a PhD in geography, possess strong skills in quantitative methods and research, including knowledge of GIS and/or spatial analysis; possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills; be highly organized and able to meet deadlines on multiple projects, and have strong interpersonal skills.

Salary is anticipated to be in the $80,000 to $120,000, range commensurate with experience. The AAG is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly competitive benefits package and an excellent collegial working environment. The AAG is located in the heart of Washington, DC , near Dupont Circle.

Apply: Please send a letter of application, CV, sample publications, and contact information for three references via email to: Astrid Ng at ang [at] aag [dot] org

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

This announcement was originally posted October 21, 2013.