InSAR Scientist

We are seeking an experienced Geodesist to undertake InSAR and geodetic data collection, analysis and modelling of tectonic and climate change processes for a range of research and consultancy projects.

New Zealand's borders are currently closed to all but New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. International candidates will still be considered, however they might be required to work remotely as a contractor from overseas until New Zealand's borders reopen.

About you

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A PhD in Geodesy;
  • At least 3 years' experience in Geodesy research and/or consulting;
  • In depth experience with:
    • Windows, Linux and software packages for analysis and modelling of geodetic datasets
    • Experience using Matlab and/or Python and and modelling of geodetic datasets
    • Good technical knowledge of InSAR processing workflows. Experience using GAMMA is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience in report writing
  • A demonstrated ability to analyse data and write reports and papers on the results
  • Flexible and adaptable team player and
  • Good time management and organisational skills

As an experienced Geodesist, we would expect you to have strong problem-solving skills.

On top of the technical skills required, you'll also need to work independently, apply initiative as well as take instruction from a range of staff: high levels of energy and drive and want to work for a changing and evolving organisation.

About GNS Science

GNS Science, Te Pu Ao, undertakes world-leading Earth science research. Our people are passionate, committed, and focused on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life. GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.

GNS Science Geodynamics team is responsible for research and consulting activities related to geodesy, magnetotellurics and geodynamic modelling. They contribute to a wide range of interdisciplinary programmes and projects in active tectonics, natural hazards and climate change. GNS offers a supportive and flexible work environment, professional career development and generous employee benefits. Our people are at the heart of everything we do - it is a privilege to work with exceptional people who're making a significant contribution to science in New Zealand. And with over 25 nationalities represented across our staff, this truly is a diverse workforce.

Want to know more?

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Applications close: 9 September 2020

posted: 20 August 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.