Research Fellow in Geographical Information Systems, St Andrews, Edinburgh, UK


Research Fellow in Geographical Information Systems - SB4401

Longitudinal Studies Centre – Scotland (LSCS), University of St Andrews - School of Geography & Geosciences

Vacancy Details:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Longitudinal Studies Centre for Scotland under the leadership of Professor Chris Dibben. We are seeking a highly motivated and active GIS researcher who will help the Centre develop its rapidly expanding research resources and in particular its capacity to manipulate historical geographic information. 

The post holder will contribute to two closely related projects: Digitising Scotland, funded by the ESRC and The Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resource (CLOSER), funded by ESRC and MRC. This work will focus on the development of methodologies for geocoding historical addresses and small area geographies for historical vital event databases and cohort studies.

Informal enquiries to Dr Chris Dibben, Tel. 01334 463081; email:

Please quote ref:  SB4401
Closing Date:  19 December 2013

Further Particulars:  SB4401AR FPs.doc

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Salary: £30,424 per annum

Start: As soon as possible, Fixed term for 12 months and will be based in Edinburgh.