Post-Doc – Remote Sensing-PrecisionAg-Conservation: Mississippi

Agency
Mississippi State University
Location
Starkville, Mississippi
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
50000
Start Date
03/01/2022
Last Date to Apply
01/15/2022
Website
https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/502973/postdoctoral-associate
Description
We are seeking a post-doctoral scientist to use GPS yield data from multiple regions and multiple remote sensing indices to create predictive models of crop yield across agricultural landscapes in the Working Lands for Wildlife geography for Northern Bobwhite https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/plantsanimals/fishwildlife/?cid=stelprdb1046975). The successful candidate will collaborate with a diverse team of wildlife ecologists and agricultural economists to identify overlap in conservation and economic opportunities. Specifically the candidate will address the following objectives: 1. Produce spatially-explicit economic opportunity maps for row crop production in Working Lands for Wildlife participating states. 2. Work collaboratively with post-doc(s) at the University of Georgia to integrate predictive models from row crop, pastureland, and forested landscapes. 3. Coordinate regularly with multiple stakeholders and collaborates including but not limited to Working Lands for Wildlife, Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Conservation Service. 4. Produce peer-reviewed manuscripts and project reports.
Qualifications
Applicants must have completed all the requirements for their doctoral program, with demonstrated research accomplishments and publications in the primary research literature. We welcome applicants from a broad range of disciplines including but not limited to, wildlife ecology, forestry, geoscience, environmental science, plant and soil sciences and agricultural sciences. Applicants should have extensive experience with remote sensing, spatial analysis, agricultural production, and an interest in the development of novel approaches to spatial modeling. Advanced quantitative analytical skills and written and verbal communication skills are desired. To APPLY: https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/502973/postdoctoral-associate
Contact Person
Mark McConnell
Contact Phone
6623252144
Contact eMail
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