Extended deadline: Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Earth Observation and Remote Sensing at CIRFA – apply by 19 September

We are looking for a talented candidate with great scientific potential, to strengthen and further develop the existing research at CIRFA and the Department of Physics and Technology. To support the candidate, we will contribute with an attractive start-up package including financial support and doctoral positions. Normally, tenure-track positions are for candidates who obtained their PhD within the last five years.

  • Organisation: UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Physics and Technology
  • Location: Tromsø, Norway
  • Duration: 6 years fixed term. Given a positive outcome of the final tenure assessment, the candidate will be appointed to a permanent full-time professor position.
  • Application deadline: 19 September 2017

The position’s field of research

You will be included in the science team of CIRFA, and the research duties of the position are tied to CIRFA’s research program. We are looking for a candidate who has a research background in the area of microwave remote sensing methods and applications. This covers advanced methods for utilization of data from SAR (e.g. interferometric SAR and polarimetric SAR), and/or microwave radiometers (e.g. polarimetric radiometers and interferometric radiometers).

You should preferably have a strong educational background in physics, and experience and strong interest in signal and image analysis, especially related to new microwave remote sensing technologies. Interest and experience in CIRFA’s other application domains will be considered an advantage.

For more information and how to apply, please refer to the full announcement.

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