One-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Bonn

One-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Bonn

The University of Bonn was founded almost 200 years ago and is considered to be one of Germany’s and indeed Europe’s most important institutes of higher education. As home of learning to over 31,000 students, we enjoy an outstanding reputation both at home and abroad.

The University of Bonn is one of the world’s leading research based Universities and therefore it is no surprise that we operate on an international level. We particularly specialize in the fields of research and teaching and this has led to our evolving into the position of a truly prominent international institution.

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Applications are invited for a full time fixed term position for 1yr as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Job Description: 

The candidate is expected to lead a study on mapping of forest cover in Central Asia through the analyses of satellite imagery of moderate and high spatial resolution. Possible approaches for addressing this objective is validation of 250m MODIS-VCF tree cover product for a recent year and development of a regionalized procedure to map the tree cover in Central Asia.



The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree and skill set of relevance to remote sensing and (agro)forestry research, particularly in drylands, advanced writing skills for scientific publishing in English, and strong team work orientation. Previous experience in Central Asia is of advantage.

Dead Line

The closing date of application is February 15, 2014 or until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview.

How to Apply

Applications to include :

  1. A covering letter outlining your research experience and motivations briefly.
  2. A full C.V. (please also list publications, scientific presentations and analytical skills) and,
  3. The email and telephone contact details for 3 references.

Should be sent via email to:- Asia

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