Jobs & Appointments

Last updated Thu Nov 26 01:36:55 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

The Crop Science Group within the Institute of Crop Science and Research Conservation (INRES) at the University of Bonn is offering a Post-Doc position (E13 TV-L / 100%) for a period of up to 3 years. The Crop Science group at University of Bonn has a strong focus on developing dynamic, process based models for crop and agroecosystem management. The models are used among others to predict impacts of climate or management changes on crop production as well as eco-system services provision.

Last updated Fri Nov 20 16:11:37 2020
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The Chair of Applied Social- and Health Psychology, headed by Prof. Dr. Urte Scholz, in the Department of Psychology at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher (80%), starting 1st of May, 2021 (negotiable), in the area of agent-based computer simulation of social-psychological processes. For more information on our research, see:
https://www.psychology.uzh.ch/en/areas/sob/angsoz/research.html.

The appointment is for two years and financed by the SNSF pro[…]

Last updated Wed Nov 18 13:20:40 2020
Submitted by Marco Janssen

The Social Sciences Unit of the Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), is looking for a PhD candidate (4-year) in “participatory agent-based modelling of food system changes towards a circular economy”.

The PhD candidate will be employed primarily on the European H2020 project RUSTICA (ID-101000527: 2021-2024). RUSTICA aims to foster the technical validation, demonstration and implementation of bio-based fertiliser and soil improvement production techniques[…]

The Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research in Chinese Academy of Sciences (http://english.igsnrr.cas.cn/) is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher. The successful candidate will be part of the Key Lab of Land Surface Pattern and Simulation team of CAS, and research interests including climate change, agricultural phenology and food security.

Last updated Tue Nov 17 19:49:42 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

The University of Southern with funding from the Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils (https://soilcrc.com.au/) is offering one PhD scholarship that will contribute to the analysis, modelling and diagnosis of soil constraints across Australian farming systems. The aim of this project will be develop a soil constraint diagnoses framework that brings together biophysical crop and soil modelling with statistical and artificial intelligence approaches.

Last updated Tue Nov 17 19:47:03 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

SciSpace invites applications for one programmer position at NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA GISS) to assist in remote sensing and crop modeling for seasonal yield forecasting. Tasks will include the processing of remote sensing, crop model, and weather model data and their combination within data assimilation and forecasting systems. Information about GISS can be found www.giss.nasa.gov.

Last updated Tue Nov 17 19:43:40 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

The agronomic forecasting lab (aka The Dokoohaki Lab - http://www.dokoolab.com) at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, seeks a PhD student with degrees in agronomy, statistics, computer science or related fields. The successful candidate will work on a cutting-edge program for developing a new generation of crop yield monitoring systems. Projects focus on the use of Bayesian statistical methods for fusing satellite images and soil/crop sensors into process-based crop models.

Last updated Tue Nov 17 19:40:47 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of water resources and extensive field experiments, with several areas in CARC. Will also assist PI with data downscaling, predictions and evaluation.

Last updated Tue Nov 17 19:37:22 2020
Submitted by Allen Lee

3 PhD positions are available within the project “Optimal N for future agricultural landscapes: digital technologies to optimize tradeoffs”. The project aims at developing predictive tools to support site specific crop N management for optimal delivery of ecosystem services related to N. The project is composed of three sub-projects, with respective focuses on process understanding; upscaling; and predictive modelling.

Last updated Tue Oct 27 18:42:22 2020
Submitted by Timothy Waring

PhD Positions
A newly funded research project seeks to understand how both rural human communities and species populations will respond to challenges posed by climate change and is by a team of collaborators at the University of Maine (Dr. Tim Waring, Dr. BrianMcGill, Dr. Katie Corlew, Dr. Matthew Dube), and the University of Vermont (Dr. Meredith Niles, Dr. Nicholas Gotelli, Dr. Laurent Hébert-Dufresne). The project will synthesize large amounts of data and develop new modeling techniq[…]

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