Minimize Research position in the Remote Sensing for Digital Earth Unit

Date added: 03 August 2017

Organisation: Bruno Kessler Foundation

Closing date for applications: 4 September 2017

Location: Povo, Trento, Italy

The Remote Sensing for Digital Earth (RSDE) unit is opening a research position. The successful candidate will be involved in research work related to pattern recognition, image processing, machine learning and remote sensing topics and is expected to advance state-of-the-art research in (at least one of) the following topics:

  • Automatic information extraction from radargramms acquired by sub-surface sounding radars operated in Earth and planetary exploration missions
  • Classification, segmentation and object detection in remote sensing images acquired by either optical passive sensors or active SAR systems
  • Multi- and hyper-temporal images analysis

Activities are expected to be carried out in the context of applications such as agriculture, forestry, urban planning, civil protection, geology, glaciology and nivology, surveillance, climate change, etc.; and result in scientific publications.

The candidate will work in collaboration with other students and researchers of the group, as well as with partners involved in RSDE projects. The candidate is also expected to contribute to proposals for funded activities.

Required:

  • Master degree related to one of the areas in Information and Communication Technologies (e.g., Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics)
  • Knowledge in the field of pattern recognition, image/signal processing, machine learning, statistic and/or remote sensing
  • Excellent motivation in developing research activities both at theoretical and application levels
  • Good knowledge of existing tools for remote sensing data processing
  • Capability to work in a project-oriented manner, with a strong commitment to achieve assigned objectives
  • Good expertise in programming languages like C and/or Matlab
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English

Preferred:

  • PhD degree related to one of the areas in Information and Communication Technologies (e.g. Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics)
  • Strong CV in terms of publications and project management
  • Time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Availability for short travelling to project meeting, conferences, workshops
  • Good communication and relational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in team
  • Some knowledge of Italian language

Candidates must submit their application online on the FBK Jobs page.

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