The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology is seeking candidates for a Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist. The RS & GIS Specialist will help build GIS capacity at the university, support analysis of various spatial datasets to assess forest change and help in the collection and management of biodiversity and environmental data.
2. Conducting digital mapping, land use/land cover mapping based on remote sensing data using digital technologies
Salary and Benefits
The appointment is initially for one year with possibility of renewal. Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. Applications, including a cover letter (in English), copy of a CV, and the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal inquiries are welcome via email.
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (www.oist.jp) is a new interdisciplinary research institute and graduate university located in the beautiful seaside village of Onna-son, adjacent to coral reefs and subtropical forest. The institute is international by design; the working language is English and researchers are split between Japanese and foreign nationalities. Knowledge of Japanese is not required, and our relocation staff will assist you with moving to Okinawa and setting up your life. For more information on OIST, see recent articles in Nature (http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110629/full/474553a.html) (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v474/n7353/full/474541b.html), the Economist(http://www.economist.com/node/21540228).