Postdoc in remote sensing of Amazonian biota (USA/Brazil) ~

18 de septiembre de 2014

Postdoc in remote sensing of Amazonian biota (USA/Brazil)

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to contribute to the project "Dimensions US / Biota São Paulo - Assembly and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment: an integrated approach", co-funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP, Brazil) and the National Science
Foundation (NSF, USA).

We are looking for candidates of any nationality, with a doctorate in Earth
or Environmental Sciences (Ecology, Geography, Geology, Remote Sensing and
other related fields) and extensive experience in the processing and
analysis of remote sensing data, as well as a solid knowledge on the
ecology and natural history of tropical ecosystems. A good publication
record and proficiency in oral and written English are essential, and the
ability to communicate in Portuguese or Spanish is highly desirable.

The fellowship has a duration of three years, and the candidate will be
expected to be spend equal amounts of time in Brazil, at Dr. Thiago Silva's
lab (Department of Geography, São Paulo State University, Rio Claro, SP,
Brazil) and Dr. Kyle McDonald's lab (Department of Earth & Atmospheric
Science, City University of New York, New York , USA).

Dr. Kyle McDonald - CUNY

Dr. Thiago Silva - UNESP

Detailed information on the position and application instructions are
available at:
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