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Research Scientist (A) in Remote Sensing

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading specific research programmes in remote sensing technology and applications.

He/she is expected to continuously enhance the scientific knowledge of the Centre and participate actively in remote sensing technology development and application projects.

Experience in one or more of the following research areas will be advantageous: 

1) Atmospheric remote sensing : Atmospheric radiation, aerosols and clouds, particles/gases transport/dispersion modelling

2) Aquatic remote sensing: Ocean optics, water quality, bathymetry and sea bottom characterization

3) Terrestrial remote sensing: Regional land cover/vegetation/biomass mapping, biomass burning, land use/Land cover change

4) Sensing technology and applications: Synthetic aperture radar, hyperspectral imaging, high resolution 3D modelling and precision mapping

5) Machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques for remote sensing applications.

The following requirements are expected from the candidate:

- Good knowledge of advanced digital data/image processing techniques and applications

- Experience and skill in scientific and engineering computing

- Ability to develop and implement data/image processing and/or machine learning algorithms

- Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and work independently as well as in a team environment

- Willingness to work towards both scientific and operationally oriented goals


A Doctoral Degree in Science, Engineering, or in other relevant disciplines with research experience in remote sensing or related fields.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: CRISP, Block S17 Level 2, 10 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119076.

Organization: National University of Singapore

Department : Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP)

Job requisition ID : 52061875