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)


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