We have 4 graduate teaching assistantships available starting Fall 2018. If you are interested in getting a  PhD in real-time GIS, real-time sensor data streaming, geosensor networks, and social sensing, please apply!


The University of Maine, School of Computing and Information Science is seeking students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in spatial informatics and/or computer science. The school offers MS degrees in Spatial Information Science and Engineering, Spatial Informatics, Information Systems and Computer Science as well as PhDs in Computer Science and Spatial Information Science and Engineering.

Funding for several general graduate research assistantships and teaching assistantships is available from the School starting in September 2018.

Faculty research interests cover a range of topics in geographic information science, data science, and computer science that include: human computer interaction, real-time sensor data streaming, geosensor networks, ontologies and semantic modeling, spatial databases, information policy, spatial and temporal reasoning, and context modeling, among others. The school seeks students with research interests that align with the above research topics. Funding is available through graduate teaching and research assistantships.

Interested applicants should have prior experience or an undergraduate degree in computer science, geographic information science or a closely related degree. On line applications can be accessed through the University of Maine Graduate School at the link https://umaine.edu/graduate/apply/

Interested candidates may contact Kate Beard for further information. Rolling applications are being accepted for Fall 2018 enrollment.

The University of Maine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and the University especially encourages applications from women and minorities.