Senior Research Officer in Remotely Sensed Image Processing Systems, Data Analysis and Science

Brisbane, Australia
11 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research programs covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning.

The role

The primary purpose of the selected candidate will be to engage as a Senior Research Officer/Scientific Programmer as a part of the Joint Remote Sensing Research Program (JRSRP), within the Remote Sensing Research Centre (RSRC) at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The successful candidate will Develop systems and methods to acquire, store, manage, analyse and process remote sensing data sets for a range of landscape monitoring applications to support government programs.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in science, remote sensing, mathematics, computing science, or physics or as deemed appropriate. Applicants should also demonstrate Post-tertiary experience in scientific computing and systems, preferably with a focus on biophysical remote sensing, image processing and data management.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full time, fixed term appointment for two years at Academic level B.

The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,416 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.) (2017 rates).

Position Description

Download File Level B Research Officer_DSITI.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Stuart Phinn on +61 7 3365 6526 or

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