Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€39,522 - €41,940 per annum
15 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Fixed-term post until 31 October 2024 of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Computer Science.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Earth Observation (EO) data embraces a myriad of potential data sources and streams, including but not limited to satellite, drone, lidar, ground segment, and citizen derived. The CAMEO EO platform will make provision for such diverse and rich datasets through functionality for storage and access; cataloguing and searching; data processing and analysis; visualisation; etc. The Postdoctoral scientist will be part of a large multidisciplinary team. They will collaborate with industry to develop demonstrators for agriculture/climate applications.

In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project: 

  • Liaising with stakeholders to identify recurrent and generic sector needs, as well as selecting regions for analysis to define suitable use case demonstrators of EO data in the areas of agriculture/climate.
  • Contributing to the design and delivery of the CAMEO EO software system. 
  • Using EO data to demonstrate CAMEO infrastructural support and capacity across distinct problems.
  • Applying machine learning to develop and test new methods of external validation of EO data for agriculture/climate applications.

Salary: €39,522 - €41,940 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 6th October 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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