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Postdoctoral position - Water Cycle Extremes and Climate

Date added: 22 September 2017

This research focuses on better understanding the extreme fluctuations of global and regional atmospheric water cycles and their interactions with the Earth's surface using NASA Earth science satellite observations, in-situ measurements, modelling including IPCC CMIP model outputs.

Postdoctoral position - Remote Measurements and Radiative/Climatic Effects of Atmospheric Constituents

Date added: 22 September 2017

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position within the Sunphotometer/Satellite Group at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. The Group conducts a broad spectrum of research, ranging from development and use of instruments that measure atmospheric constituents using direct or scattered solar radiation, through collaborative analyses of those measurements with satellite and other suborbital data to determine radiative/climatic effects of those constituents.

SAR Software Engineer

Date added: 22 September 2017

UrtheCast Corp. is seeking a SAR Software Engineer. You will be responsible for designing, developing and testing SAR processing software algorithms and functionality to be used within the UrtheCast Ground SAR Processing System. The position will also support the Sr. Technical Manager - SAR in managing requirements, designing interfaces, researching and developing SAR processing algorithms, and managing stakeholders.

Tenure-track or Faculty position in satellite Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, or GIS

Date added: 22 September 2017

Closing date for applications: 31 December 2017

The Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research (CSRSR) at National Central University, Taiwan invites applications for multiple tenure-track or project faculty positions in satellite remote sensing (microwave/radar), photogrammetry, or geographic information system. The position will be filled on all levels, effective 01 August, 2018. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and teaching in both undergraduate and graduate levels.

PhD position in Remote Sensing of Plant Water Interactions

Date added: 22 September 2017

Closing date for applications: 29 September 2017

University of Zurich invite applications for a PhD position assessing interactions between water and vegetated ecosystems using Earth observation data and models. The position will integrate Earth observation data, ecohydrological concepts, and process modelling. Conducted research will yield reliable and robust remote sensing approaches to assess interactions between water availability and vegetation functioning, and will allow investigating implications of environmental change on vegetation functioning and the water cycle.

Copernicus Programme Manager

Date added: 22 September 2017

Closing date for applications: 08 October 2017

Climate-KIC seek to appoint a Programme Manager. The role will be responsible for coordinating the work stream of Climate-KIC's Innospace project which includes conducting needs assessment, 5-week summer school and Climathons. The role will include implementation of the strategy of the initiative, project management, reporting and application of quality management throughout all project activities. Additionally, the Copernicus programme manager will be responsible for developing contacts to partners and potential customers and explore and secure new funding opportunities.

Post-doctoral Research Associate – Magnetic Fields

Date added: 19 September 2017

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa seeks to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to join a dynamic and expanding group of space physics researchers. Amongst other sources, the post-holder will be using Swarm mission data to aid in studies of the Earth's magnetic field.

Postdoctoral scholarship in Combined downward continuation and spatio-spectral concentration techniques

Date added: 19 September 2017

The Geophysics Section of the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies invites applications for a post-doctoral scholarship in: Combined downward continuation and spatio-spectral concentration techniques to reconcile the geomagnetic field at the core-mantle boundary inferred from satellite magnetic observations.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing

Date added: 19 September 2017

The Department of Geophysics at Colorado School of Mines has an opening for a remote-sensing specialist at the tenure-track, Assistant Professor level. We invite candidates with expertise in any of the optical and microwave remote sensing areas.

Project Manager Earth Observation / Copernicus Services

Date added: 31 July 2017

We are looking for a self-driven, results-oriented and highly motivated senior professional with relevant working experience for our multidisciplinary team to support the management and further development of Earth Observation / Copernicus project activities.

Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Date added: 31 July 2017

Closing date for applications: 15 October 2017

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of surface hydrology. The candidate is expected to perform basic research in hydrologic processes at or near Earth's surface. Areas of interest include but are not limited to fluvial, lacustrine, and/or estuarine systems, fluvial geomorphology and sediment transport, flooding, and relationships to ecological and climate systems. The ideal candidate will employ quantitative tools and will integrate computational approaches with direct and remotely sensed observations.

Systems Engineer

Date added: 31 July 2017

As an UrtheCast Systems Engineer, you will support the UrtheCast OptiSAR space systems development effort, with lead responsibility on the real-time onboard planning subsystem. The onboard planning subsystem will generate an optimal schedule in real-time to task the satellite to acquire imagery, taking into account complex system and resource constraints. The system engineer will lead this subsystem from specification through algorithm development, design and implementation to operational capability in flight. The Systems Engineer is a key member of the engineering team and will support broader OptiSAR mission system engineering as needed.

Master student internship in Flood mapping algorithm using optical and SAR data

Date added: 31 July 2017

The remote sensing scientists and hydraulic engineers at LIST have recently developed an automatic flood mapping algorithm based on SAR images. In the framework of the proposed internship we aim to continue developing the algorithm with the objective to increase its performances, especially in urban areas. To this aim, it is planned to include optical imagery in the processing chain in order to increase the classification accuracy.

Student Internship in Big Data technologies for Remote Sensing Data exploitation

Date added: 24 July 2017

The "Environmental Research and Innovation" (ERIN) department of Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) has an opening for an intern position. The intern will be integrated in the e-Science unit, which focuses on data analytics and visualisation and their application to environmental and biological sciences.

Junior R&T Associate in Remote Sensing for (Precision) Agriculture (M/F)

Date added: 24 July 2017

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) seeks a researcher. The applicant's main mission is to provide state of the art work related to a given research thematic or technology to manage the daily research work allowing the smooth progress of the RDI projects.

Manager of Future Programmes in Radar Earth Observation

Date added: 17 November 2016

Airbus Defence and Space in Friedrichshafen (Germany) seeks a Future Programmes Manager for its Future SAR Programmes Team in the Intelligence Business Cluster.

EARSC Market Analyst

Date added: 09 November 2016

EARSC seek a market analyst who will help them to understand the market for the organisation's services. The Market Analyst will work in a small team of people, responsible to the EARSC secretary general. The job will involve conducting case analyses and market studies to understand the economic benefits of the technology and the potential size of specific market sectors.

Technical Project Manager - Earth Observation

Date added: 04 November 2016

The technical project manager at IT Consultancy will run a variety of Earth Observation projects. Typically, such projects involve the development of a software application or service to exploit EO data, for example to process data to meet specific user requirements, or to exploit synergies between different data streams. Other projects look at increasing user uptake for existing data, or to research new data applications.

Postdoctoral position - Understanding methane point source emissions

Date added: 05 September 2016

This project focuses on the application of breakthrough airborne and satellite methane remote sensing technologies.

Postdoctoral position - Volcano observations using InSAR

Date added: 02 September 2016

NASA's goal is to improve understanding of transient magma storage and eruption processes, and to develop techniques to improve volcano hazard assessment and mitigation.

Imaging and Modelling Crustal Deformation using Space Geodesy

Date added: 13 July 2016

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Postdoctoral Scholars Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) invites applications for a postdoctoral research position for imaging and modeling crustal deformation using space geodesy.

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