Senior Geography Researcher

Association of American Geographers

Washington, DC, US


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

We seek an individual with a passion for geography and strong writing and management skills, and who can initiate, support, and lead AAG programs in research, education, and outreach. The successful candidate will participate in AAG research programs; contribute to new project development; interact constructively with academic and non-academic organizations; and support program management.

A highly qualified candidate will have a Ph.D. in geography; possess strong skills in quantitative or qualitative methods and research, including knowledge of GIS, geographic information science, 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.

Starting 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 office is located in the cosmopolitan and culturally vibrant Dupont Circle area of Washington, DC.

To Apply: Please send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for two references via email to: Douglas Richardson at [email protected]