Tenure-Track Position in Remote Sensing for Precision Agriculture
In recent years, dryland agriculture has
become an essential factor in the global economy due to human population growth
and climate change with their severe consequences for worldwide food and water
The French associates Institute for
Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands is seeking for candidates with an
excellent research record and with educational competence in the field of
remote sensing for agricultural and related environmental applications.
Priorities will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in topics
including earth observation systems, spectroscopy, spatiotemporal modeling,
big-data analytics and advanced imaging processing methods. These skills should
be with an emphasis on either one or combination of plant and soil applications,
water and nutrient assessments, land-use/land-cover monitoring, high-throughput
phenotyping by multi-platform technologies, crop yield forecasting, as well as
Successful candidates will be expected to
develop an independent research program with specific reference to challenging
environments (e.g. arid and semi-arid regions), supervise graduate students,
teach undergraduate and graduate courses, demonstrate scientific leadership,
obtain competitive research grants, and contribute to departmental and faculty
activities and excellence.
Requirements: Candidates must demonstrate
post-doctoral experience and a substantial record of scientific achievement in
one of the above-mentioned topics.
Documents should include: Curriculum Vitae,
a Letter of Intent including current and future research activities, a teaching
mission statement, and names and contact details of four referees familiar with
your professional background.
Application Instructions: Please submit the
following documents in a single PDF file to Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch at
firstname.lastname@example.org (indicate “Faculty Position in Remote Sensing” in the