This position is part of a new NSF-funded project “The use of quantitative geography to predict population tipping points for colonial seabirds”. The Postdoctoral Associate will be focused on the development of algorithms to automatically detect penguin colonies in high-resolution commercial satellite imagery. These results will be used to study the metapopulation dynamics of colonial seabirds in Antarctica. ...
- Doctoral degree or the equivalent degree from a foreign university.
- Experience with automated methods for detecting patterns in high resolution commercial satellite imagery.
- Experience using ENVI/IDL and doing object-based image analysis in eCognition.
- Strong communication skills (ability to explain technical details to other lab collaborators)."
This position is a 1-year renewable to a 2-year appointment. For further information on this position and how to apply, please review this website.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 11 October 2013. Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:
Assistant to Chair
Department of Ecology & Evolution
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Stony Brook University
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