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Requisition ID:  18543

Post Doctoral Research Associate -- GIS and Spatial Studies

Job Summary

The Center on Religion and the Global East (https://globaleast.org) at Purdue University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral research position starting as early as July 1, 2022, however a late start date can be considered. The position is renewable for a second year. The position is renewable for a second year. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

The position is embedded in the funded multi-national project “Global East Religiosity and Changing Religious Landscapes,” which includes surveys of individuals, mapping religious sites, and the comparative historical studies of Christianity in East Asian societies.

 

We are seeking an energetic and independent researcher who has a strong background in Geographical Information System, spatial statistics, and data management. To qualify for the position, a candidate must have completed a PhD by the time of employment, and the degree may be in sociology, psychology, political science, or related areas. Demonstrated knowledge of GIS and research experience of spatial studies are required. Research experience of East Asian geography is preferred.

 

To apply, please submit your application at https://careers.purdue.edu and include the following materials: (1) letter of application that includes description of your research interests and experiences, 2) curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample in English.  In addition, candidates should list the names and email addresses of three writers of letters of reference at the time of the application. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Fenggang Yang, Director of Center on Religion and the Global East, email: fyang@purdue.edu.

Education

Must have completed a PhD by the time of employment, and the degree may be in sociology, psychology, political science, or related areas.

Experience

An energetic and independent researcher who has a strong background in Geographical Information System, spatial statistics, and data management. Demonstrated knowledge of GIS and research experience of spatial studies are required. Research experience of East Asian geography is preferred.

FLSA Status

Exempt


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