Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, seeks applicants for an Assistant Research Professor position in remote sensing starting September 1, 2018. For additional information, see http://cs.slu.edu/hiring.
The individual selected should have strong technical remote sensing and computing skills and the ability to bridge plant phenotyping, machine learning and remote sensing to study bioenergy. The candidate is expected to have a strong desire and ability for publication and funded research proposal submission. The faculty will work with Dr. Vasit Sagan and a dozen collaborators on a project funded by DoE/ARPA-e – A reference phenotyping system for energy sorghum. The appointment can be renewed for multiple years depending on funding availability.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Geospatial Science, or Geography, with strong computational remote sensing. The successful candidate is expected to have a record of scholarly research and publications. Documented experience in hyperspectral imaging, calibration and atmospheric correction is highly desirable. Skills in python/IDL/Matlab programming, machine learning, and plant imaging are of advantage.
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.slu.edu and include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and experiences, and contact information for three or more potential references . All other correspondence or questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Vasit Sagan at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.