Research Fellow in GeoInformatics

School of Geography & Geosciences, Department of Geography & Sustainable Development, Centre for GeoInformatics

Research Fellow in GeoInformatics – Salary £30,122 – £35,938, pro rata

Fixed term: 12 months, Hours of work: 18.125 hours per week

Start: 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Centre for GeoInformatics under the leadership of Professor Stewart Fotheringham in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development. We are seeking for an active researcher who will help the Centre develop a strong international research reputation.

The main purpose of the role holder is to carry out the geographically weighted regression analysis supervised by Professor Fotheringham for a study proposed by Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS Scotland in Edinburgh. This study would link cancer screening data sets with appropriate area identifiers to facilitate analysis involving both conventional and spatial analysis methods, notably geographically weighted regression (GWR), to investigate whether important geographically-varying relationships exist between the uptake of screening and deprivation.

For more information please see: here.

Informal enquiries to:

Professor Stewart Fotheringham, Director of the Centre for GeoInformatics, Tel: 01334 463934; email:

Closing Date: 12 August 2013

Please quote ref:  ME1360

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

The Universityof St Andrewsis a charity registered in Scotland(No SC013532).

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