Lunar Data Science Postdoctoral Research Position


Postdoctorate Position 2 years Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Uploaded 3 Oct 2019

Job Description

ispace Europe is seeking a highly motivated and talented data scientist & developer for a Postdoctoral Research Position in collaboration with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

Main duties:

  • Work with the ispace Europe and LIST to conceive, design and implement the first set of scalable tools for planning lunar missions
  • Work with the ispace mission scientist, resource engineer, and data architect to understand the customer needs, define product features, and roadmap
  • Collaborate with LIST Environmental Informatics group to apply latest geocomputation, data visualisation, and artificial intelligence techniques
  • Test, verify and validate all your products, collect and analyze user feedback, iterate
  • Research and stay up to date with state of the art tools and data processing methods used in the planetary science, terrestrial mining, remote sensing, and media industry

Person Specification

  • PhD in computer science, astronomy, geology, or related field
  • Excellent coding and debugging skills
  • Knowledge or ability to quickly ramp up with data science and large-scale data processing
  • Exhibit strong intellectual curiosity about the science, engineering, and business disciplines adjacent to your domain of expertise
  • Be highly organized and capable of planning and executing complex technical work
  • Thrive in multi-disciplinary environment in close cooperation with science, engineering and business teams
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Show initiative, leadership, and positive can-do attitude
  • Be comfortable with change and fast-paced environment