MS and PhD Positions in Fire & Remote Sensing: Missoula, MT

National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis
Missoula, MT
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
DOE with potential for fully paid tuition and an annual salary
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis at the University of Montana is offering graduate assistantships at MS and PhD levels to start in spring, summer, or fall 2023. Students will have unique opportunities at the intersection of fire management, fire science, and geospatial technology. Research areas include: • Remote Sensing – drones, lidar, photogrammetry, sensor development, thermal imaging, fire behavior, 3D point clouds, machine learning and AI application • Fire Ecology – fuels, fire behavior, smoke, fire effects, wildland-urban interface, climate change, geospatial connections • Fire Management – prescribed fire implementation, fuel treatments, science applications, decision support, fire effects monitoring, tool development
We seek experience in wildland fire, GIS/remote sensing, and ecology, and will also consider applicants with backgrounds in physics, math, computer science, data analytics, or engineering. Please send resumes and cover letters expressing research interests to Dr. Chris Moran ( They will be reviewed as they are received with priority for those arriving before Dec 15.
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Dr. Chris Moran
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