GIS RESEARCH ASSISTANT Job Opening at Archbold Biological Station

Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:40:14


Subject: GIS RESEARCH ASSISTANT Job Opening at Archbold Biological Station

Archbold is seeking a bright, intellectually curious person to fill the technical support position of GIS Research Assistant to collect spatial datasets using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in support of ongoing research.  Incumbent will report to the GIS/Data Manager and work with research staff and outside agencies.

Primary duties include:

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Maintaining, calibrating, and providing oversight of all lab electronic equipment (UAVs, Trimble GPS, etc)

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Providing support in spatial analysis, map making, setting up mobile field data collection apps

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Assisting in other Archbold related activities


Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢BachelorÃf¢ÒÂEURÃ’Â(tm)s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, GIS or related field

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Experience with ESRIs ArcGIS software, including ArcGIS online

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Experience working with high resolution imagery

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Must obtain FAA part 107 remote pilot license within 1 month of employment

Preferred Experience:

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Working with UAVs

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Working with ESRIs Drone2Map software, or other software for stitching together drone imagery

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Analyzing high resolution remote sensing data

Ãf¢ÒÂEURÒ¢Working with electronic equipment

Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume with names, telephone numbers, and email address of three references to Vivienne Sclater at

Position will remain open until filled.  Early application is strongly encouraged.Applicant must have U.S. citizenship or current authorization to work in the U.S.

Archbold is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in ecology and agroecology