Postdoctoral Research Associate in Remote Sensing
Locations: Normal, AL
Posted: Oct 7, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 137873
About Alabama A &M University :
Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the
high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for
the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of
200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville.
AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings
under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of
Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral
Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The
School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree
programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and
The Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory in the Department of Biological
and Environmental Sciences at Alabama A&M University is seeking a postdoctoral
research associate with expertise in the areas of remote sensing, soil
physics, soil hydrology, and soil mechanics to support a currently funded
project. The postdoc fellow will join a team that aims to provide enhanced
capabilities for soils using biopolymers and bio-based materials. Project
efforts will be focused on developing an understanding of the effects of
biopolymers on soil physical properties and processes over a wide range of
soil and environmental conditions.
Specifically, we seek scientists with knowledge, experience, or interest in
the following areas: design, operation, and data analysis of laboratory and
field experiments to measure spectral characteristics the effects of
biopolymers on soil properties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, operation, and data-analysis of laboratory and field experiments
to evaluate the effects of biopolymers on soil properties with integration
of remote sensing techniques.
Analytical analyses in a remote sensing laboratory, including spectral
Data Quality Assurance & Quality Control
Draft research progress reports for submission to granting agency
Lead and contribute to the development of scientific manuscripts and
presentations describing the results of your studies
Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):
Ph.D. in remote sensing, soil science, or related fields.
Experience in the areas of remote sensing and soil science.
Demonstrated experience in relevant remote sensing laboratory and field
Track record of primary contributions to peer-reviewed publications
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Attention to detail and excellent record keeping
Self-motivated individual who can take direction, but does not require
Able to work in a collaborative environment on team-based research
The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position
is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of
years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who
are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color,
national origin, gender, age, or disability.
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