Scientist I

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Posting title
Scientist I

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
4 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
To help develop a spectral library of California vegetation species for mapping from the Pre-HyspIRI airborne campaign and subsequent KISS multiinstrument flights as well as respond to stakeholder needs for information value-added products (e.g., in the Angeles National Forest).

Required Skills:
•Software: ENVI and ArcGIS/QGIS, Microsoft Office 
•Programming languages: Python 
•Botany – plant identification 
•Experience working with imaging spectroscopy data; in cartography; implementing algorithms transcribed from academic articles

Desired Skills:
•Resourceful/Self-Learner – able to take an idea from meeting and turn it into a solution 
•Eager to learn and implement new skills 
•Responsive to emails and phone calls 
•Science communicator 
•Team Player – can work well on a team with others to implement complex analyses that are iterative and require multiple input from many people

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