Postdoctoral Scholar in Ecological Remote Sensing: Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona
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Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary range begins at $61,627. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.
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Northern Arizona University is seeking applications for two Postdoctoral Scholar positions in ecological remote sensing to join a highly collaborative team of researchers in the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (ECOSS) and School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems (SICCS). The Postdoctoral Scholars will work on projects focused on mapping, monitoring, and modeling broad scale ecosystem changes. The work will include extensive use of imagery from a range of sources to derive geospatial products and test ecological hypotheses about the drivers and impacts of changing disturbance regimes. The Postdoctoral Scholars will have the unique opportunity to work closely with a diverse team of researchers focused on ecosystem ecology (Michelle Mack and Xanthe Walker) and remote sensing (Scott Goetz and Logan Berner). The positions will be based in Flagstaff, AZ and the expected start date is January 2023. The application deadline is November 30, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. and can be located by searching for Job ID 606637 at NAU Staff Job Openings
Minimum qualifications: - PhD in Remote Sensing, Environmental Science, Geography, Ecology and/or a related discipline Preferred qualifications: - Record of publishing peer-reviewed research in scientific journals - Familiarity with the principles of ecosystem processes and dynamics - Advanced remote sensing and GIS experience, including Google Earth Engine - Expertise with quantitative statistical analyses in R or other programming languages - Ability to conduct spatial analysis and manage large databases - Ability to work collaboratively as part of a research team and with individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds
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Xanthe Walker
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