Scientist Hyperspectral Remote Sensing- GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Postdoc in Germany

Scientist Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Join the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences as a Scientist specializing in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. This position offers the opportunity to contribute to the Environmental Mapping and Analysis Program (EnMAP), a German hyperspectral satellite mission aimed at providing high-quality data for environmental analysis and natural resource management. You will engage in research, project coordination, publication, and outreach activities in a dynamic and international research environment.

Scientist Hyperspectral Remote Sensing (f_m_x) – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Designation: Scientist Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Research Area: Remote Sensing, Imaging Spectroscopy, Geosciences, Soil Sciences

Location: Potsdam, Germany


  • MSc or PhD in Geosciences, Soil Sciences, Geoecology, or related disciplines with a strong background in remote sensing and imaging spectroscopy.
  • Experience in hyperspectral remote sensing data analysis and scientific publication writing.
  • Proficiency in proposal writing and project coordination.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with national and international colleagues.
  • Fluency in spoken and written German is essential.

Job Description: As a Scientist Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, your responsibilities will include conducting research on EnMAP data application in geosciences, processing and analyzing hyperspectral images, supporting project coordination, developing the scientific program of the EnMAP mission, publication and presentation of research findings, education and training initiatives, outreach and public relations activities, and collaboration with national and international partners.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications via the online application form provided by Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2024.

Last Date for Apply: Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

Additional Information:

  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Fixed-term: Until December 31, 2026
  • Salary: Position classified as salary group 13 according to “TVöD Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost)”, determined based on Collective Wage Agreement and personal qualifications.
  • Working Hours: Full-time (currently 39 h/week); suitable for part-time work.
  • Place of Work: Potsdam, Germany

If you have any further inquiries, please contact: HR Department, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Email:



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