Student summer jobs in microwave remote sensing

The research group Microwave Remote Sensing (MRS) of the research unit Remote Sensing, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO) is looking for

Summer Students

to work full time (40 hr/w) for 2 or 3 months during the summer holidays (July – September).

The MRS group ( engages in fundamental remote sensing research and develops methods, algorithms and open source code in Python for processing remote sensing data in order to generate value-added products from radar backscatter observations such as soil moisture, vegetation optical depth, wetland maps, drought-warning indicators, and others. Furthermore, the group develops novel applications by collaborating with scientists from many other fields such as hydrology, climate change, meteorology, and agronomy.

You will support our team with various programming tasks in specific research projects dealing with the topics described above. Details will be defined upon start of the contract based on your qualifications and interests.

Strong programming skills (preferably in Python) and the capability to work efficiently and independently are required. A good statistical or mathematical background, and knowledge about Git version control system is of advantage.

The salary for this position is based on the Austrian regulations for university staff. The monthly minimum salary will be € 2.147,30 (gross, based on full-time employment).

The application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Availability (preferred duration of contract (2 or 3 months) in July, August, and/or September)

If you are interested, please send your application to until March 14th, 2021.
Please note: We will not confirm the receipt of your application and we will get back to you only after the deadline!

 Feb. 17, 2021

 Microwave Remote Sensing
 Open Positions