Postdoc para frikis de los SIG (California, USA) ~

1 de abril de 2016

Postdoc para frikis de los SIG (California, USA)

Application Period is April 1, 2016-May 15, 2015 . 12 month position commencing summer 2016. UCLA is an AA/EOE.

The UCLA Department of Geography/Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is recruiting a post-doctoral scholar to work on a project entitled “Impacts and Implications of the 2012-2015 Drought for Los Angeles County Habitats and Energy Infrastructure” funded by the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Research Grants Program 2015-16 Competition. For further information on the Grand Challenge program see .

The one-year position (potentially renewable for an additional 6 mos. term dependent upon funding and positive review) is for a highly motivated researcher who has fully completed doctoral studies and holds a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate. The successful candidate will have proven capacity for analysis of MODIS and LANDSAT imagery, particularly for vegetation, pedological and hydrological applications, use of IDL or another programming language, and the collation and analysis of satellite products with multiple environmental geospatial data sets using GIS.

The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in the research program including regular meetings with research team faculty from the departments of Geography, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Health Sciences and Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. The successful candidate will also be involved in development of online products, preparation of peer-reviewed publications and producing a final report for the funder.

The UCLA postdoctoral salaries are competitive and include health insurance. Specific salary levels are determined based upon the candidate’s experience and qualifications. UCLA strives to offer an enriching experience for postdoctoral scholars with mentoring and career development help . Candidates should contact Glen MacDonald ( ) directly with questions about the specific position and research.

To apply, submit electronically in PDF format: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research interests statement, sample publication, and the names and emails addresses of two references to (please indicate ‘Grand Challenge Drought Impact Postdoc’ in the subject line). The letter of application should include an explanation of the candidate’s research experience and interest in the topic, methodological orientation and specific analytic skills and research experience relevant to the position.

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