Posted on August 8, 2007 - GC505

Company: York University
Position: Research Associate (LiDAR Data Processing)
Location: York University, Toronto
Contact Name: Gunho Sohn
Deadline: September 10, 2007

Job Description

GeoICT (Geospatial Information and Communication Technology) Laboratory, in Earth and Space Science and Engineering Department at York University, is currently seeking a Research Associate (one-year contract) to help design and implement its proprietary software. Qualified applicants must have a MSc or MEng degree, or equivalent experience, in Geomatic Engineering, Computer Science, Geospatial Science, or related field. The individual should have 2-4 years of experience specifically in LiDAR data processing development.

Job Qualifications

The applicant should have extensive knowledge of C/C++ and OpenGL programming. Research and programming expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: Digital terrain filtering from airborne LiDAR data, Designing and implementing 3D LiDAR data rendering software, 3D urban landscape reconstruction from LiDAR data, integrating multi-sensors including terrestrial, mobile and airborne LiDAR systems, and advanced estimation and optimization methods as applied to 3D object reconstruction and change detection. You must be a team player with ability to work with a variety of simultaneous goals and issues and be flexible and self-motivated.

Other Information

GeoICT Lab ( at York University is a world-leading research unit in Geomatic Engineering and is established to advance the development of innovative geospatial information and communication technology for sensor networking, location-based services, online mapping services and 3D cityscape modeling, emergency mapping, etc. GeoICT Lab is funded by the Canada Research Chair program, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Innovation Trust and York University since 2001. GeoICT Lab has a successful history in technology transferring to the geospatial industries. GeoICT¡¯s spin-off company, GeoTango International Corp., was successfully acquired by Microsoft Virtual Earth in 2005. Applicants should forward a resume and the names and contact details of three references, by August September 10, 2007, to: Dr. Gunho Sohn Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering York University 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON Canada M3J 1P3 Tel: +1 416 650 8011 Fax: +1 416 736 5817

York University
4700 Keele St.

Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
416 736 5817
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