PhD Position in GIScience at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

A fully-funded Ph.D. position is available at the Department of Geography, the University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa from August 2018. The Ph.D. assistant will play a leading role in the research about applying web-GIS and crowdsourced geospatial data to prompt sustainable agriculture and carbon sequestration. Additionally, the GA can participate in wide range of research projects including in spatio-temporal data modeling, hazard vulnerability and resilience assessment, and coupled natural and human system modeling. The funding for the position will be available for a period of four years. The candidate will need to be admitted to the department’s graduate program to be qualified for consideration. The contract will be renewable annually based on the satisfactory performance.

Prospective students should have experience in geospatial analysis, GIS modeling, and background knowledge in environmental sciences. Preference will be given to applicants with experience of web-GIS development and geodatabase management. Good written/oral communication skills, self-motivation and ability of conducting independent and collaborative research are desired.

To apply, please go to the website:

Application deadline is January 15, 2018.

If you have any questions about this particular position, please contact Dr. Yi Qiang at If you have general questions about the graduate program in the Geography Department at Uniervsity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, please contact the Graduate Chair, Professor Reece Jones, at