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Position of Research Associate Professor at the University of Maryland available

CLOSING DATE: open until filled
STARTING SALARY: commensurate with experience up to $100,000 for 12 months
ADDITIONAL SALARY INFO: Excellent benefits

DUTIES: A full time research faculty position for a Research Associate Professor is available in the Department of Geography at the University of Maryland.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate is expected to develop an innovative research program in remote sensing science and will work with scientists at the University of Maryland and associated centers, including NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, in the general area of remote sensing fusion for terrestrial ecology applications.
Candidate will be expected to conduct research in support of NASA’s DESDynI mission and related projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D in geography, environmental science, geomatics, engineering, or other related disciplines with a strong background in the use of lidar, synthetic aperture radar (SAR), or SAR-interferrometry as applied to terrestrial ecology. Applicants should have an established record through peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated potential for securing extramural funding.

TO APPLY: For best consideration, candidates should send a current CV, visa status, and complete contact information for three references to Ralph Dubayah, 2181 Lefrak Hall, Geography Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 before January 15, 2010 but position will be open until a suitable candidate is found. For more information please send email to

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland is an AA/EEO employer.

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