Association of American Geographers
About AAG Membership Annual Meeting Projects & Programs Education Publications Calendar Of Events Jobs & Careers

Careers at AAG 

Geography Association Manager & Senior Researcher

The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Geography Association Manager & Senior Researcher, to be located at the AAG’s office in Washington, DC.
 

We seek an individual with experience in the management of scholarly geographic membership associations, and who can contribute to the management of the AAG’s operations and its strong portfolio of scholarly geographic research, education, and publication programs. The Association Manager & Senior Researcher will develop geographic research projects and protocols; contribute to new project development; interact constructively with academic and non-academic organizations; further the AAG’s public engagement and communication; support multiple AAG geographic publications; and provide ongoing AAG project management.

A highly qualified candidate will have a PhD in geography, possess excellent communication and writing skills; have extensive experience in social science research; be very familiar with the operations and management of scholarly geographic associations; possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills; be highly organized and able to meet deadlines on multiple projects, and have strong interpersonal skills. International experience in developing countries (Asia and Africa particularly) is a plus, as is a track record in publishing geographically-themed materials aimed at a more general readership.

Salary is anticipated to be in the $80,000 to $100,000, range commensurate with experience. The AAG is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly competitive benefits package and an excellent collegial working environment. The AAG is located in the heart of Washington, D.C., near Dupont Circle.

Apply: Please send a letter of application, CV, sample publications, and contact information for three references via email to: Astrid Ng at ang@aag.org

 

Research Scientist

The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Research Scientist, to be located at the AAG’s office in Washington, DC.
 
We seek an individual with excellent research and writing skills who can contribute to the AAG’s strong portfolio of federally-funded research, education and outreach projects. The Research Scientist will participate in the development of research projects and protocols; contribute to new project development; interact constructively with academic and non-academic organizations; prepare manuscripts for publication; and support project management. The Research Scientist will also work closely with others at the AAG to support broader AAG initiatives, scientific meetings, and proposals.
A highly qualified candidate will have a PhD in geography, possess strong skills in quantitative methods and research, including knowledge of GIS and/or spatial analysis; possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills; be highly organized and able to meet deadlines on multiple projects, and have strong interpersonal skills.
 
Salary is anticipated to be in the $80,000 to $120,000, range commensurate with experience. The AAG is an equal opportunity employer and offers a highly competitive benefits package and an excellent collegial working environment. The AAG is located in the heart of Washington, DC , near Dupont Circle.
 
Apply: Please send a letter of application, CV, sample publications, and contact information for three references via email to: Astrid Ng at ang@aag.org

 

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

Internships at AAG

The AAG seeks interns on a year-round basis for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. 
Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff on visits to related organizations or events of interest during the course of their internship. A monthly stipend of $500 is provided and interns are expected to make their own housing and related logistical arrangements. Enrollment in a Geography or closely related program is preferred but not a prerequisite for these opportunities.

Applications

Applicants should forward a resume, brief writing sample, and three references to Candida Mannozzi (cmannozzi@aag.org).

Term Deadline
Spring November 1
Summer March 1
Fall August 1

Contact Candida Mannozzi with questions about AAG internships at 202-234-1450.