Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earth Observation & Data Science

University of Oxford

We’re looking for a Postdoctoral Analysis Affiliate on a mission mapping seagrass within the Western Indian Ocean led by Dr Gwilym Rowlands. Seagrass habitats are extraordinarily beneficial but typically endangered ecosystems; correct maps are urgently required to assist improved administration. You’ll work as half of a big and dispersed worldwide group of researchers, with the chance to usually work together with collaborating researchers in Oxford and throughout the research area. This place offers a superb alternative for an formidable researcher focused on working on the interface of marine analysis, conservation, and coverage.

The profitable applicant will handle their very own analysis and administrative actions. You’ll take a number one function in delivering geospatial and distant sensing evaluation, technical writing, literature synthesis, collaborative conferences, subject planning and logistics. You’ll collaborate within the preparation and supply of scientific stories journal articles and sometimes current papers and posters.

You’ll maintain, or be near completion, a related PhD/DPhil, along with related expertise. You’ll display related experience for the classification of satellite tv for pc imagery into GIS-ready habitat maps, familiarity with using cloud computing platforms, just like the Google Earth Engine, for distant sensing and geospatial evaluation, and familiarity with the challenges and technical options for optical distant sensing and mapping in marine and coastal environments.

The submit is obtainable full-time for a interval of as much as 36 months. Purposes to work 80% full-time could also be thought of. The submit is scheduled to begin in January 2024.

Please apply by importing a canopy letter and CV by way of our e-recruitment system. The place Covid-19 has resulted in substantial disruption to your work or analysis outputs, please clarify this by offering an extra paragraph in your supporting assertion.

The College of Oxford is dedicated to equality and valuing variety. All candidates will probably be judged on benefit, in line with the choice standards.

The deadline for functions is 12.00 midday on Friday 5 January 2024 and interviews are prone to be scheduled week commencing 15 January 2024.

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