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3 Postdoctoral Researchers – at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences

Full-time fixed term-position, corresponding to §2 Abs. 2 WissZeitVG, for initially 2 years with a possible extension in a collaborative project. The main focus of this initiative are transformation processes of agricultural systems and land use patterns in the Mediterranean region. In this region the project will conduct pilot studies and establish academic networks. The overall goal is the submission of research proposals to inter-disciplinary, third-party funded programs.

The positions cannot be shared. Main place of service is Witzenhausen; regular stays of several months in the target countries will be required.

Deadline for application: 01.02.2018

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H2020 Space Evaluator for the European Commission

The REA Space Unit is looking for high-level remote sensing and commercial experts for the H2020 Space calls closing on the 6th of March 2018. The fields of earth observation topics are listed below and the topic description is available in the H2020 Space work programme.

In order to be involved as an evaluator in H2020, you have to be registered in the H2020 joint database of independent experts filling the form available

Through the single registration in the database, you can also be considered for evaluations or monitoring in other Space-related programmes such as the SME
Instrument, ICT, Key Enabling Technologies, or Earth observation in the societal challenges programmes.

Interested to be an evaluator in the H2020 Space calls or to suggest suitable female
experts? Please contact REA by the email<> before the 10th of
January 2018 !

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Manager of EARSeL LinkedIn page

EARSeL (European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories) is looking for a young
member/PhD Student/young researcher with a background in Remote Sensing and in
social media for the management of the LinkedIn page of the association.

The tasks of the manager of the EARSeL page are to regularly update and feed the
LinkedIn page of the association with news, events and opportunities in the earth
observation domain. The goal is also to make the page as attractive as possible.

The LinkedIn page manager will work in close collaboration with the EARSeL webmaster
and will be in contact with the EARSeL Secretariat and the EARSeL Bureau.

A contract will be signed between EARSeL and the LinkedIn page manager. A honorary
is proposed and an annual activity report will have to be send by the LinkedIn page
manager to the EARSeL Bureau.

The contract would start in the first quarter of 2018.

If interested, please send your CV and letter of motivation to the EARSeL
Secretariat on before December 1st, 2017.

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Postdoctoral research fellow in Remote Sensing

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Research on Remote Sensing based drought indices for the project’s case study studies.
  • Product derivation (or improvement of existing products) of vegetation parameters’ (LST and LAI) from optical satellite data for crop yield modeling.
  • Research on assimilation of vegetation parameters to the process-based crop yield model.
  • Communication and active cooperation with the project partners and potential stakeholders.
  • Undertake short field visits to the project case study areas.
  • Support supervision of PhD, MSc, and BSc students in the context of the project.

Required skills and competences:

  • Doctoral degree (or equivalent work experience) in Remote Sensing or Geomatics.
  • Excellent understanding of principles in Remote Sensing as well as skills in handling and processing of Remote Sensing and GIS data; an experience with agronomic modelling is an advantage.
  • Sound programming skills (R, Python etc.) for spatial application.
  • Publication record in international peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Excellent English skills, German language is of advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude in a collaborative environment.
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Lecturer in Geographical Information Science (GIS)

Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,956 to £48,327 per annum according to experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 3rd July 2017
Closes: 3rd August 2017
Job Ref: HUM-10321

See Employer´s website.

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GIS and Remote Sensing Support Officer (Maternity cover)

You will also lead the management and administration of related software and licenses, including assisting with negotiating licenses, installing and testing upgrades, delivering related support services and liaising with external organisations such as software and data providers.

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W3 Professorship in Geography

The candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and has teaching experience in Geomatics and Physical Geography. He/she will be required to contribute to all study programs in Geography and to hold courses in both English and German. The successful candidate is expected to be actively involved with academic management at all levels.

The candidate shall take the lead of the interdisciplinary Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces of the University of Bonn. Applicants are expected to link to the Department’s core research area Geomatics.

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5-year Research Fellowships

Three Fellowships are available in this area.

You’ll form part of an ambitious programme of world class research. You’ll focus on the challenges of science and engineering at the interface between technological, human and natural systems.

There are five engineering research groups specialising in:

  • environmental engineering
  • geomatics
  • geotechnical and structural engineering
  • transport engineering
  • water resource engineering

You’ll be expected to specialise in one of these disciplinary areas. You’ll also collaborate with colleagues in other Civil Engineering groups. More widely, you’ll address the University’s Sustainability societal challenge.

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PhD Student in the field of machine learning and hyperspectral imaging

PhD Student (m/f) in the field of machine learning and hyperspectral imaging

The position will be available from 1 August 2017. The employment contract is limited to three years. The regular weekly working time will be 75 % of the normal collectively agreed work hours under TVöD-Bund. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund. The place of work is Freiberg.