|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 10 May 2012 10:56:20 +0000|
Job title: Associate Research Fellow Job reference: R11212 Application closing date: 20/05/2012 Location: Cornwall, UK Salary: £24,520 up to £27,578 per annum Job category/type: Academic College of Life and Environmental Sciences - Environment and Sustainability Institute The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Dr Karen Anderson and Prof Kevin Gaston based at the University of Exeter Cornwall Campus within the Environment and Sustainability Institute. This Natural Environment Research Council funded post (working on a project entitled, "Fragments, functions and flows - the scaling of biodiversity and ecosystem services in urban ecosystems") is available from 1st June 2012 on a fixed term contract for 42 months. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a quantitative discipline and proven experience in working with remote sensing data in pure or applied contexts. Experience of working in interdisciplinary environments, ability to work in the field and a track record of scientific publication is desirable. The post will include spatial analysis of a range of airborne remote sensing datasets including LiDAR and hyperspectral data of urban areas. A novel aspect of this work will involve analysis of full waveform LiDAR data for assessing habitat structure within urban landscapes. The successful applicant will work within an interdisciplinary team comprising ecologists and social scientists and will be jointly responsible for writing academic papers and participating in project meetings. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies. Applicants should hold a full UK driving license. Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants should have capabilities in processing and extracting information from spatial datasets using programming languages, Geographical Information Systems and image processing approaches. An understanding of remote sensing applications in ecology and/or urban landscapes is desirable. For further details see: http://admin.exeter.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/R11212.pdf
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