Maynooth university, the main center of geospatial research in Ireland is looking for a lecturer in Remote Sensing/GIS. Its a great opportunity but closing date is May13th. Details here.
Maynooth University Geography Department is seeking an excellent academic to join the staff as a Lecturer in Remote Sensing / Geographic Information Science.
This is a permanent position starting 1 September 2018. The further details on the position are here – https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies/lecturer-remote-sensing-geographic-information-science-department-geography. The closing date is 13 May 2018.
The post is based in Laois and the closing date for applications is the 8th of May 2018. Full details available on theirwebsite.
We are looking for a Post Doc to Join our SOLUM- soils and land use project to in our geospatial group in Teagasc, Dublin 15. It would suit a soils, or environment Phd with some experience in GIS or Remote sensing OR vice versa- a geospatial phd with some understanding of soils or GHG emissions- its very broad. The Deadline for applications is Jan 18th 2018.
The primary objective of this project is to develop a spatially integrated soils and land use database for Ireland that will be used to provide a robust estimate of reference soil organic carbon (SOC) stocks and improve our capability to inform Tier 2 reporting of activities and land-based mitigation methodologies.
The post doc will combine image interpretation experience with spatial analytical methodologies to create a nationally definitive inventory of landuse and soil types by re-analysis of an existing landuse photo-database in conjunction with the Teagasc Soil Information System (SIS) in a GIS environment.
The candidate will be building what’s likely to be the definitive soils/land-use database for Ireland for next decade or so.
Very Nice Post Doc o offer from ESA
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Earth Observation Exponential Technologies
ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
More detail here
Parameter Space, a UCD spin out space technology company are looking to fill two EO roles, an EO scientist and a Big Data engineer:
Deadline of November 11th
2 Post Doc positions in University College Cork
1 Post Doc position in NUI Galway
NUIG 020-16, Research FellowSatellite Remote Sensing Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS), School of Physics, NUI Galway
- Teagasc PhD Walsh Fellowship Opportunity
“National farm scale estimates of grass yield using remote sensing”
Teagasc Walsh Fellowships, 2016 Ref: 2016051
Grass, either as pasture or winter fodder, is the main feedstuff on Irish farms, therefore it is important to measure its growth rate and yield across Ireland (including with respect to soils and environmental conditions). Earth observation technologies are the only feasible way to give national estimates of grass yield for Ireland at a high spatial and temporal resolution.
This PhD will build on recent work done by the spatial analysis group in Teagasc and UCC on grassland monitoring through machine learning of optical satellite data. The original model, using advanced, data-rich algorithms for a limited number of sites to relate grass biomass to optically derived vegetation indices, was built using seasonal time series data from the MODIS sensor but insufficient ground data prevented extension of this work to a national scale. Additionally, national estimates of current grass growth conditions compared to decadal averages have been derived, again based on MODIS data, but the spatial resolution of this instrument compared to Irish field sizes has proven problematic.
The main goal of this PhD research is to combine these two approaches, drawing on high resolution data acquired by recently launched Landsat and ESA Sentinel-2 satellites, with a database of weekly grass growth rates on 300+ farms, to build a national model for farm scale (~1Ha resolution) frequent estimates of current grass biomass.
Applicants should have a good primary degree (First or Upper Second Class Honours), and preferably an M.Sc. in an appropriate discipline (Remote Sensing, Agriculture, Computer Science, Physics, etc.). The successful candidate should be highly self-motivated and a good communicator in both oral and written format. Experience of computer programming would be an advantage.
The PhD Fellowship is a joint research project between Teagasc, Ashtown, and the Department of Geography, University College Cork (UCC). The student will be based, in the first instance, at UCC working under the supervision of Dr. Fiona Cawkwell, followed by a move to Ashtown, Dublin under Teagasc supervisor Stuart Green. The Fellowship will start as soon as possible after 1st of October 2016 when the most suitable candidate is appointed.
The fellowship provides a stipend of €22,000. University fees are paid by the student from the stipend which is tenable for 4 years.
Dr Fiona Cawkwell, Department of Geography, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland
Phone +353 (0)21 490 2707 email: email@example.com
Stuart Green, REDP, Teagasc, Ashtown Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Republic of Ireland
Phone +353 (0)1 805 9955 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit an electronic copy of Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest simultaneously to: