United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Researcher (Remote Sensing)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The NSSTC is looking to hire a Remote Sensing Junior Researcher to support the development of NSSTC Space mission projects and R&D activities. Overall objectives of the job are:
• Assist in developing advanced classification methods to build the habitat maps of UAE using very high resolution satellite data.
• Assist in developing approaches for accuracy assessment of the habitat maps by means of extensive field sampling protocols and statistical methods.
• Assist in providing high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of UAEU and the NSSTC.
• Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.
• The junior researcher is expected to work closely but also independently from the senior research staff.
• The ability to work with students at UAE University as a mentor is required. Travel may be required – both domestic and international.
• The position is located at the NSSTC facility in Al Ain. Compensation based on experience level.

BSc or higher in engineering, remote sensing, science or mathematics and, or geology with applicable experience, PhD desired but not required. Higher degrees in engineering, remote sensing, science or mathematics and, or geology with applicable experience, PhD desired but not required.

1 year of experience on remote sensing (optional)

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Researcher (Remote Sensing)