Associate Professor of Remote Sensing and Aquatic Optics
Duties and responsibilities
- High level research in applying remote sensing methods in solving different scientific problems in coastal and inland waters.
- Collecting and analysing remote sensing and bio-optical data.
- Creating and managing databases.
- Planning and participation in fieldwork and laboratory experiments.
- Maintenance and further development of scientific instruments and sampling equipment available in the Department.
- Calibration of optical sensors.
- Publishing results in high level scientific journals and participation in international conferences.
- Supervising Masters and PhD students as well as younger researchers.
- Acquiring funding for your own research.
- Popularisation of the specialisation.
See also job description.
PhD or an equivalent qualification. Completed postdoctoral studies.
- Capability to lead research projects.
- High level internationally acknowledged research in the field of the lake and coastal water remote sensing and optics (first or co-author for at least five 1.1 articles within last five years).
- Experience with project management.
- Experience in supervising students.
- Work experience in research institutions outside Estonia.
- Additionally, experience with the development and exploitation of PostgreSQL or SQLite databases together with creating a web interface.
- Experience in using image processing software (like ENVI, SNAP, etc.), and in carrying out international bio-optical laboratory and field experiments (both on lakes and on sea) together with finding match-up times for necessary satellites.
- Knowledge about main principles of bio-optical instrumentation used in the Department.
- Experience with calibration and characterisation of bio-optical instruments.
Required language skills
The candidates’ Estonian and English skills must be sufficient for communication in his/her speciality.
Remuneration based on UT Salary Rules.
See also UT salary rules.
Tiit Kutser, email@example.com.