Mapping Lab Coordinator
Azim Premji University
Job description

Azim Premji University has a clear purpose – to make significant contributions towards a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. We attempt to do this through the development of talent and the creation of knowledge which can facilitate improvement in education and allied development areas.

Azim Premji University is seeking to develop a Mapping Lab, to provide training, education and research support in the quantitative skills of spatial visualization, mapping, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis. The Mapping Lab will provide the required spatial analytics and visualization skills to help integrate mapping and specialization into the communication, education and research activities at the School of Development.


We are seeking candidates with a postgraduate degree in Geography, GIS, or related fields, preferably with a PhD, or at least 5 years of work experience. Candidates should have previous experience in setting up or maintaining a mapping lab with the required infrastructure and software/hardware, with past experience in the use of open source GIS software such as QGIS, advanced GIS software such as ArcGIS, and in conducting training programmes for people with diverse backgrounds. Candidates with expertise in remote sensing will be given additional preference. Applicants should be self-motivated, capable of independent initiative, and have a strong interest in initiating and developing the Mapping Lab to meet the goals of the University.

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Application Process

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Curriculum Vitae
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