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GIS Research Associate for Center of Excellence for Housing and Community Development Policy

Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position?
Yes

Hours of Work
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number
TSU203162

Official TSU Title
GIS Research Associate for Center of Excellence for Housing and Community Development Policy Research

Grant Title
GIS Research Associate for Center of Excellence for Housing and Community Development Policy Research

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Research Associate to join our dynamic research team. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting academic research initiatives focused on housing and community development, with expertise in advanced data collection, statistical analysis, and Geographic Information Systems ( GIS ).

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary
  • Conduct thorough literature reviews and stay updated on the latest research trends in housing and community development.
  • Collaborate with senior researchers to design and implement research projects.
  • Utilize advanced statistical techniques and GIS tools for data collection, analysis, and visualization.
  • Collect, process, and analyze spatial data to uncover patterns and trends related to housing and community development.
  • Develop and maintain databases for efficient data management, incorporating GIS datasets.
  • Prepare detailed reports, summaries, and visual presentations of research findings for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Remain up-to-date with emerging methodologies and technologies to enhance research capabilities.
% FTE

1.0

Hiring Range
$20.181155 - $25.2261

Education

Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., Urban Planning, Geography, Sociology, Economics, etc.).

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
  • Advanced skills in statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R, Python) and data management tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
  • Commitment to contributing to positive social impact through research.
Work Experience
  • Proven experience in academic research, with a focus on housing and community development.
  • Strong proficiency in data collection, statistical analysis, and data visualization.
  • Expertise in GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS ) and spatial data analysis.
Working/Environmental Conditions
  • Routine office environment.
  • Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Desired start date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date
06/26/2024

Open Until Filled (overrides close field)
No

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in a related field (e.g., Urban Planning, Geography, Sociology, Economics, etc.)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have proven experience in academic research, with a focus on housing and community development?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have strong proficiency in data collection, statistical analysis, and data visualization?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have expertise in GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS) and spatial data analysis?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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