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Careers at AAG: Research Scientist

October 21, 2013

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; assist in preparing manuscripts for publication; and support project management. The Research Scientist will also work closely with AAG staff to support broader AAG initiatives, 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.

This is an excellent opportunity for a junior scholar, but we will also consider applications from senior level researchers. Salary is 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

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 


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