[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California-Irvine (USA)

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Postdoctoral Scholar, Remote sensing of fires and terrestrial
ecosystems, University of California, Irvine

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.

For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae and a cover
letter that includes the names and references of three references and a
diversity statement by July 31st to Jim Randerson () or
Michael Goulden () and apply on line:

The start date is negotiable but preference will be given to candidates
who can begin in summer or fall of 2017. A 12-month commitment is
expected. Pending successful performance, the position may be renewed
annually for up to three years.

For full consideration, please submit the following online to

Review of applications begins July 31st, 2017 and will continue until
the position is filled. Please contact J. Randerson or M. Goulden for
questions regarding the application process. The University of
California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to
excellence through diversity.

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