Job Details
Posting Date
26/10/2020 Expiry Date 28/11/2020 Job Reference Number: 1482-2020-10-26T13:35:37
Faculty Position in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Remote Sensing
Category Faculty Members College of Sciences
College Sciences
Department Applied Physics & Astronomy
Job Purpose

Teaching, Research and Community Service

Main accountabilities & expectations

We seek a candidate with a basic degree in Geology or Earth Sciences, and has a broad teaching and research experience in Remote Sensing and GIS applied to Earth Science, Geological Remote Sensing, Land Use/Land Cover Change, Agriculture, Forestry, and Environmental Sciences; The successful candidate should combine independence; ambition and team work in the front line of teaching and research fields with a strong focus on innovation in both academic and applied research, in close collaboration with international academic and institutional partners.

The candidate is expected to:

·       Teach undergraduate and graduate students in Geology, Remote Sensing, GIS and spatial/data technologies and their application to earth systems and problems.

·       Contribute to the development of new courses/programs.

·       Supervise Master-students, PhD students and Postdoctoral fellows.

·       Conduct scientific research that serve the community and contribute to current trends.

Develop ambitious interdisciplinary research projects.


Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills

Experience in image processing techniques.

Demonstrate understanding of operational requirements for a successful research project.

Experience and knowledge in Machine learning, and geospatial predictive modeling approaches as well as Remote Sensing software (e.g., ArcPro, PCI Geomatica, ENVI, eCognition).


Preferred Qualification & Experience

·       PhD in Geology or Earth Science that specialized in Remote Sensing or related subjects.

·       Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching.

·       Teaching experience in both traditional and alternative (e.g., online) learning environments.

·       Publication record in high impact journals.

·       Experience in undergraduate, graduate students supervision.

Experience in leading and conducting scientific multidisciplinary research projects.


Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

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Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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