Monday, 25 August 2014

Short-term Programming Job

The School of Planning is looking for a student consultant for a short term project related to physical activity patterns in urban environments. The student will be responsible for designing a software program that (1) simulates and graphically displays recreational travel routes in urban environments, taking into account physical constraints of the urban setting and characteristics of real, observed recreational travel routes, (2) quantifies physical and spatial characteristics of recreational travel routes. The time period of the project is between September-December 2014 with an hourly salary between $18-$20 CAD dependent on experience.

Suitable applicants must be able to demonstrate:
  • Previous experience writing code in Python and its application in ArcGIS
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and complete projects successfully

Interested applicants are asked to e-mail their resume, contact information for 3 references, and a proposed timeline and preliminary budget to Prof. Michael Drescher at mdresche@uwaterloo.ca by August 31st, 2014. Only selected applicants will be contact for an interview.

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