[jobs] postdoc in remote sensing with USDA-ARS

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[jobs] postdoc in remote sensing with USDA-ARS

Jerome Maleski
The USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Watershed Research Unit
in Tifton, GA, is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for a
full-time, 2 year appointment. The research associate will develop,
calibrate, and validate a semi-empirical model for estimating cotton
biomass from fields within the southeastern United States. Model
development will involve the use of optical and radar remote sensing
products along with field data for calibration and validation. The research
associate will conduct field work and will collaborate with model
developers in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) as well as other
partners in ARS and within the Long Term Agroecosystems Research (LTAR)
network.



Qualifications include a recent Ph.D. (within the last 4 years) in
Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Geography or a related discipline;
ability to participate as a team member in the collection of field data of
soil moisture, biomass, phenology and leaf area index (LAI); and knowledge
of remote sensing and geospatial analysis for using radar and optical data
from earth orbiting satellites. This job is open to U.S. Citizens and
Permanent Residents seeking US Citizenship.



The vacancy announcement (number RA-18-001-HA) can be accessed by visiting:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507599500 .



Please direct any questions about this position to Dr. Alisa Coffin,
[hidden email], 229-386-3665.



Please distribute this announcement or the attached advertisement to
interested contacts and potential candidates.

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