R&D Staff Research Scientist in Remote Sensing

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
Posted: Feb 22, 2019
Must obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.

The Remote-Sensing Group in the National Security Emerging Technologies Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks to hire a research scientist to advance pioneering algorithm research and development. This R&D will utilize geospatial data as well as data collected by both active and passive sensors on spaceborne, airborne, and terrestrial systems.

Basic Requirements include:

  • PhD degree in a relevant field to remote sensing.
  • A proven publication track record.
  • Relevant research experience in remote sensing.

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Proof of being a seasoned remote-sensing scientist with more than 5 years of work experience in a relevant field to remote sensing.
  • A strong desire to expand on your existing experience with IDL, Python, Julia, or MATLAB and scaling of remote sensing research.
  • A track record of opportunities to exercise your excellent communication skills (spoken and written) with an outstanding publication track record.
  • Experience with machine learning and high-performance computing relating to remote sensing research.
  • An understanding of atmospheric science, including the physics of radiative transfer through atmospheric and aquatic media.

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