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Pro Tem Research Assistant - InfoGraphics Lab Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 25, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Pro Tem Research Assistant - InfoGraphics Lab Pool

Job no: 532216

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Architecture/Art/Design, Research/Scientific/Grants, Planning/Project Management

Department: Infographics Lab
Rank: Research Assistant (Type B)
Annual Basis: 12 Month (updated)

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete application should include:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Provide a professional portfolio showing examples of your work.
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

    Department Summary

    The InfoGraphics Lab is a hybrid research and practice center within the College of Arts and Sciences that for 35 years has been a recognized leader in cartographic design, dynamic mapping, mobile application development, spatial data analysis, visualization, and GIS. The Lab conducts interdisciplinary collaborative projects with research partners on campus at the UO, with state agencies, and other universities. Consisting of 10-15 employees including faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students, the Lab prides itself on providing experiential learning opportunities to students who contribute to real-world projects that make a positive impact on science and humanity.

    Position Summary

    The University of Oregon's InfoGraphics Lab seeks to create a pool of qualified candidates to fill periodic vacancies for temporary research and project management positions to contribute to interdisciplinary research projects with specialized technical or domain-specific requirements. All positions would be funding contingent, part-time, temporary assignments with an appointment of up to one year, but with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of three years depending on need, funding and/or performance. Appointments would be as research assistants, conducting research or project management under the direction of a faculty member. Examples of current and past projects can be found at

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's in a spatial or design field.
  • Two years' professional experience working with geospatial and/or design technologies.

    Professional Competencies

  • Commitment to working effectively with a team students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and across a range of disciplines.
  • Strong background in design, cartography, data visualization, data wrangling, GIS, programming, and/or web development.
  • Experience with Esri's ArcGIS suite, Adobe Creative suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), R, Python, and other software is highly desired.
  • Ability to think creatively, solve problems, and work well in a diverse, collaborative setting.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in web programming, HTML, CSS, D3, Leaflet, Mapbox.
  • Research and teaching experience.
  • Strong interest in contributing to the development of the Lab's mission.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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