[gis_info] Job Opportunity - Computer Programmer for Remote Sensing Applications (Stanford, California)

Kathy Stroud kstroud at uoregon.edu
Thu May 3 12:08:46 PDT 2012

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Geowanking] (job announcement) Computer Programmer for Remote
> Sensing Applications (Stanford, California)
> Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 15:37:17 -0700
> From: Tyler Erickson <tylerickson at gmail.com<mailto:tylerickson at gmail.com>>
> To: geowanking at geowanking.org<mailto:geowanking at geowanking.org>
> *Computer Programmer for Remote Sensing Applications
> *
> The Carnegie Institution for Science is a private organization that
> conducts basic research for the
> benefit of humanity. Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology (
> http://dge.ciw.edu) conducts
> research on the interactions among the earth's ecosystems, land, atmosphere
> and oceans, with
> the goal of understanding the ways these interactions shape the behavior of
> the earth system,
> including its responses to future changes.
> Carnegie is looking for a computer programmer to join the CLASlite and
> Carnegie Airborne
> Observatory (CAO) team of the Department of Global Ecology as a full time
> staff member.
> CLASlite: The CLASlite project (http://claslite.ciw.edu) brings cutting
> edge science to
> organizations in tropical nations through a highly automated software
> system that maps and
> monitors forests using satellite imagery.
> CAO: The CAO program (http://cao.ciw.edu) combines 3D spectroscopic and
> laser imaging with
> unique scientific approaches to study, explore, and conserve ecosystems at
> large geographic
> scales.
> Responsibilities
> - Support the software development for CLASlite, incorporating new
> advances in forest monitoring into computer code for operational use.
> - Advance the CAO data processing stream by developing computer code for
> airborne image analysis and information extraction.
> - Provide computer programming support for new and ongoing applied
> research projects utilizing large quantities of spaceborne and airborne
> data.
> Qualifications
> - Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, remote
> sensing or a closely related technical discipline
> - Strong proficiency in computer programming (C and Python are required;
> Java, IDL, Matlab, and Perl are preferred as additional capabilities)
> - Experience in programming for geospatial applications
> - Strong communication and collaboration skills
> The position will be based at Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology on
> the campus of
> Stanford University. Salary will be determined based on experience, and the
> position includes a
> competitive benefits package.
> To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for
> two references to Dr.
> Greg Asner (gpa at ciw.edu<mailto:gpa at ciw.edu>) no later than May 31, 2012; however, the position
> may be filled prior
> to this date if an appropriate candidate is identified. Feel free to attach
> sample code and notes
> that you think best demonstrate your skills.
> Carnegie is an equal opportunity employer.
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