Remote Sensing of Fires and Terrestrial Ecosystems

Location
Irvine, CA
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Physical Sciences - Earth System Science


  • RECRUITMENT PERIOD



    Open date: June 28th, 2017

    Next review date: July 31st, 2017
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: August 7th, 2017
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    DESCRIPTION


    A postdoctoral scholar position is available at the University of California, Irvine, in the field of terrestrial remote sensing. The successful candidate will conduct analysis of satellite imagery to assess the influence of climate and ecosystem moisture status on fire dynamics as a part of a NASA-funded project.

    Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Experience working with Landsat, Sentinel, or similar moderate or high-resolution satellite imagery is required, along with a strong background in using scripting languages such as Python, Matlab, R, ArcGIS, or Interactive Data Language. Experience with managing large geospatial data sets or the application of machine learning is desired. A Ph.D. in geography, earth science, engineering, or a related discipline is required. The postdoctoral scholar is expected to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of scientists from UCI, Woods Hole Research Center, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and other institutions.

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    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    REQUIREMENTS

    Documents
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. (Optional)
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)
    References
    3-5 letters of reference required


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