GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst
- The Flathead Lake Biological Station of The University of Montana invites applications for a GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst to assist in remote sensing, classification, mapping, geomorphic and ecological analysis of aquatic habitat, wetland and riparian areas within alluvial river flood plains. We seek candidates with the following skills:
A Master's degree in ecology, environmental science, geography or related field is desired. Candidates with a B.S and proven work
experience will also be considered. Demonstrated knowledge of remote sensing fundamentals includingairborne and satellite optical-IR remote sensing;
* Proficiency with image processing and GIS software (e.g. ErdasImagine, ENVI/IDL, ArcGIS/SDE);
* Knowledge of programming languages (C/C++, Python) and/or Definien's Developer (Ecognition) software is preferred.
* Ability to work in remote field sites
The successful applicant will be employed by The University of Montana on a 12-month letter of appointment, including medical/dental and retirement benefits. Salary range is $33,000-$38,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is based at the Flathead Lake Biological Station of The University of Montana (on the east shore of Flathead Lake between Polson and Bigfork, MT). Appointment is for one year with the possibility of reappointment on an annual basis in accordance with applicable personnel policies and availability of funding.
Applicants should send a letter of application and vita/resume (including employment history and three professional references) to the attention of Diane Whited at GISapp@.... Review of applications will begin by February 12 and will continue until the position is filled.