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Date added: 08 March 2019

Organisation: Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

Location: Halle (Saale), Germany

Application deadline: 30 March 2019

Project description

The Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Institute of Geosciences and Geography announces a 3-year temporary position, starting 01 May 2019 as a Research assistant / Research fellow (m-f-n).

Skills and qualifications

  • Master degree in geography, geology or equivalent, with a strong focus on hyperspectral (VNIR, SWIR, LWIR remote sensing, several years of professional experience or doctorate in the field are desirable
  • Very good knowledge on the detection and quantification of mineralogical or geochemical parameters using spectral reflectance measurements (field, laboratory, airborne data)
  • Excellent organization, prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience in the planning and conduction of field campaigns
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork, at times for long hours or under strenuous circumstances
  • Excellent knowledge of English, basic knowledge of German; Basic knowledge Russian is an advantage
  • Valid driver's license (equivalent German class B)
  • Basic knowledge of R is desirable


  • Development and implementation of a sampling and measurement design for the tailings
  • Spectrometric measurements in field and laboratory (VIS/NIR/SWIR/LWIR)
  • Model development for the detection and quantification of mineralogical and geochemical parameters using multisensor remote sensing data
  • Development of a process chain for the evaluation of hyperspectral and hyperthermal data and integration of the results into a 3D tailing model
  • active involvement in project management and reporting
  • Presentation of the results in Mongolia and at international meetings.

Learn more about the opportunity and how to apply.

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