PostDoctoral Research Associate in Remote Sensing of Floodwater

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Greensboro, NC, USA 🇺🇸

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type: EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of PositionThis is a full-time Postdoc position to design, develop, and construct the remote sensing data fusion framework to extract timely and accurate information about floodwater extent and depth, which is critical for supporting emergency-response planning. The validity and robustness of the modeling framework will be tested in selected regions of North Carolina. The successful candidate needs to have knowledge and skills in remote sensing, image processing, machine learning/deep learning, computer programming, and some understanding of GIS.
Primary Function of Organizational UnitThe Department of Built Environment enrolls over 200 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department offers three degree ABET accredited programs: a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Environmental Health and Safety and Geomatics. In addition, the Department is involved in the Ph.D. in Applied Science and Technology, and the Construction Management Program is involved in the Master of Science in the Applied Engineering Technology (AET) program. The mission of the Department of Built Environment’s mission is to educate students to become competent and confident leaders who excel in the global scientific community. Among its core values, the Department is committed to excellence, responsiveness, accountability, intellectual growth, technical expertise, inclusiveness and collaborative engagement.
Minimum RequirementsThe employee will have already acquired a Ph.D. or equivalent acceptable degree in in the area of remote sensing, compute science, geomatics, engineering and/or related disciplines that fits within the scope of the duties and responsibilities. Critical skills includeCoding skills, Critical thinking, Teamwork, Time management.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Required License or Certification

Position Information

Working TitlePostDoctoral Research Associate
Position Number009764
Recruitment Salary Range$55,000-$58,000
Position TypePost Doctoral
Appointment TypeTime Limited – Full-time
Tenure TrackNo
If Time Limited, Appointment Length09/30/2023
Organizational DivisionBuilt Environment
Organizational LocationCollege of Science and Technology
Organizational UnitBuilt Environment

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberEPA1705
Open Date02/28/2023
Close Date – for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until FilledYes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search
Date Position AvailableMarch 2023
Special Instructions to ApplicantAll individuals must complete and submit an electronic application to be considered for employment with the university. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. All final candidates recommended for hire are subject to a criminal and sex offender background checks. Candidates may also be subject to a motor vehicle and/or credit check based on the relevancy to the position. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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    • Skilled

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Bachelor’s Degree – Copy of transcripts
  5. Master’s Degree – Copy of transcripts
  6. Ph.D. – Copy of transcripts

Optional Documents

  1. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)





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