We need a talented remote sensing researcher to join our growing team...
This is an excellent opportunity to join Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research's Informatics Team at a time of significant growth and development.
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Our land, our future - this is the essence of why Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research exists. At Manaaki Whenua we undertake research that focuses on preserving New Zealand's rich biodiversity, improving biosecurity, and protecting the health of the land, fresh water and soil resources we need for a prosperous future.
We recognise the importance of partnerships, the special role of Māori, and the need to ensure that all New Zealanders have the knowledge, understanding, and tools to truly live in harmony with our precious environment.
We are recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of our research and work with a wide range of organisations within New Zealand and globally.
We need a talented and dedicated data scientist to join our growing remote sensing team. This is a great opportunity to work in a stimulating and rewarding area developing new approaches to analysing satellite and other remotely sensed imagery and other spatial data.
The position will focus on improved techniques to map vegetation and change in the environment. It encompasses a diverse range of both large and small projects, some focused on research and others on the contractual delivery of extracted spatial information.
The position offers an interesting mix of challenges in the areas of applied research and operational delivery.
You will be working with researchers, technical staff, and stakeholders :
g., Python, NumPy, R, C++, etc. Comfort in both Linux and Windows environments is helpful.
What we offer
As an employee of Landcare Research, you will work with passionate and talented people in a caring and family friendly environment.
This position offers the opportunity to work on real-world challenges and to specialise for significant personal growth and career development and offers great staff benefits.
Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
This position will be in either Lincoln or Palmerston North and will be fulltime (37.5 hours per week).
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