October 2011
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[Met-jobs] PDRA vacancy, Earth Observation Science, University of Leicester

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Wed, 26 Oct 2011 11:58:09 +0000

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Earth Observation Science Group of the 
Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester

Salary Grade 7 - £30,870 to £35,788 per annum
Open Ended Contract, subject to Fixed Term Funding. Funding is available for 30 

A new role has arisen for a Research Associate to work in the Earth Observation 
Science Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, on the characterization and 
utilization of greenhouse gas data from satellites, the development of more 
accurate greenhouse gas retrievals and the wider exploitation of the 
remotely-sensed greenhouse gas data through models and data assimilation. You 
will be involved in two major European projects and you will directly work with 
colleagues from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts.

You will have a PhD or near completion of a PhD in Earth Observation, Physics, 
Astronomy, Meteorology, Geography or Environmental Science as well as a good 
publication record or potential for publication. Any candidates with expertise 
in any of the following: radiative transfer, earth observation, optimal 
estimation retrieval or data assimilation would be desirable but not essential.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Hartmut Boesch on<> or 0116 252 2273.  For 
further information and to apply on-line, please visit our website:

The closing date for this post is midnight on Thursday 1 December 2011.

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