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Postdoctoral Fellowship - Pattern Recognition of Remotely Sensed Data

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  • Do you want to make a difference? 
  • Are you an early career researcher?
  • Join CSIRO's Future Science Platform 


As a Postdoctoral Fellow you will contribute to the research and development of algorithms and methods for the analysis of remotely sensed and other data. You will be part of a broader team delivering solutions to land managers and agencies.  You will develop modular tools that can be integrated into larger systems.


Specifically you will:

  • Carry out innovative, impactful research of strategic importance to CSIRO that will, where possible, lead to novel and important scientific outcomes.
  • Develop new models for the analysis of spatial and temporal data to monitor vegetation biomass and soil water status, and test prototype models.
  • Facilitate technology transfer to third parties through specifying and implementing operational methodologies for monitoring vegetation biomass and soil water status.
  • Produce scientific papers suitable for publication in quality journals, for client reports, granting of patents, and for presentation at conferences.
  • Contribute to the development of innovative concepts and ideas for future research.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues within the CSIRO.


Location: Perth, Western Australia

Salary:  78K - $88K plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Reference:   29581

Term:  3 years


To be successful you will have:

  • Experience with multivariate methods
  • The ability to develop and implement new methods and algorithms
  • Ability to write efficient computer code
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary, regionally dispersed research team, plus the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.
  • A record of science innovation and creativity, plus the ability & willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into scientific investigations.
  • Willingness to travel interstate for meetings and conferences



The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.


About the Future Science Platforms and Digiscape

Future Science Platforms (FSPs) are a major new CSIRO initiative and are multi-year investments in frontier science that will help reinvent and create new industries for Australia. In the future Australia's agriculture.

Digiscape is the FSP that is creating next-generation decision tools to transform the agriculture and land management sector. To achieve this aim, Digiscape will bring to bear cutting edge climate science; new sources of locally and remotely sensed data; informatics for agro-ecosystems; rigorous analysis of uncertainties; and innovation in both the ICT and social dimensions of systems integration.


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Applications Close:  Open until filled


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