Posted on December 21, 2006 - GC433

Company: College of the North Atlantic
Position: Visual Modeling Specialist
Location: Corner Brook
Salary: In accordance with
Contact Name: Lori Humphries
Deadline: December 31, 2006

Job Description

As a team leader in a dynamic research and production environment, the Visual Modeling Specialist will provide scientific and technical direction to all aspects of computer-based visual modeling applied research activities and projects. The incumbent will interact with team leaders in spatial data management, ecological modeling and geophysical mapping to plan and develop innovative visual modeling solutions aimed at enhancing terrestrial ecosystem science and resource management. In particular, the incumbent will explore the application of advanced visual modeling technologies and strategies to strengthen resource analyses and planning, visual impact analyses and visual-based educational product development. Other responsibilities will include fostering growth of the visual modeling group through the creation of new applied research proposals and building collaborative relations with relevant external stakeholders in the broader research and modeling communities. Other duties will include active participation in knowledge transfer activities.

Job Qualifications

This position requires a research-driven individual with experience using computer-based visual modeling tools and techniques to simulate natural environments using spatial data. Knowledge and specialization in one or more of the following areas is required: geometric modeling, Open systems 3-D software development, graphical-based computer programming, Geographic Information Systems development, or scientific data visualization. Sound project management, proposal writing, and problem-solving experience combined with strong oral communication and creative presentation skills are required. These qualifications would normally be gained through a minimum of four years of progressive experience supplemented by a university degree in computer or natural sciences or engineering, graduate degree preferred. Other acceptable combinations of education, training and\or experience may be considered. Experience in terrestrial ecosystem related disciplines would be an asset.

Other Information

COMPETITION NUMBER: CNA.CBR.VMS(P).06.130 (please quote when applying) CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2006 The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct College of the North Atlantic is an Equal Opportunity Employer Please apply in writing complete with resume, University /College transcripts and names of three professional references to:Mr. Dale Burton Manager of Human Resources College of the North Atlantic P.O. Box 5400 Stephenville, NL A2N 2Z6 Tel: 709-643-7828 Fax: 709-643-7806 E-mail:

College of the North Atlantic
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