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GeoField Fellow

Global Research Institute
Williamsburg, Virginia
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

AidData, Global Research Institute (GRI) at William & Mary invites applications for two temporary, three-month Graduate fellowships during the summer of 2023. Through this fellowship, individuals will engage in cutting-edge geospatial research, including research design, data collection and analysis, and manuscript preparation. The objective of this fellowship is to develop and apply critical geospatial skills for academic and non-academic purposes.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop and program workflows in cloud computing environment (e.g., Google Earth Engine – GEE) and open-source statistical software (i.e., R) to transform time series remotely sensed imagery and open-source data into outcomes that help to understand socio-ecological, agriculture, and environmental issues in various parts of the world, specifically Asia and Africa.
  • Automate geospatial workflows designed for estimating environmental indicators related to climate-sensitive agriculture with thorough testing and documentation.
  • Conduct literature reviews in fields related to geospatial data and techniques (e.g., machine learning), particularly environmental and agricultural remote sensing.

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