February 2012
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[Met-jobs] PhD position, University of Valladolid, Spain

From Carlos Toledano <>
Date Wed, 8 Feb 2012 16:36:38 +0100

The Group of Atmospheric Optics, Valladolid University, offers a PhD position (4-years, full time) in the field of remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols.

We seek a motivated student interested in pursuing research on advanced methods for retrieval of aerosol optical and microphysical properties within the frame of AERONET. The project title is “Scientific and technical development and applications of the RIMA-AERONET network (DATEC-RIMA)”, and it is basically focused on the inversion of sun-sky radiance observations and the product quality assurance. The research will be carried out in close collaboration with scientist from other Institutions, such as the Laboratory of Atmospheric Optics (LOA, Univ. of Lille) and GSFC-NASA. The applicant will benefit from the international experience of the group.

Degree in Physics, Meteorology or related field is required, as well as good knowledge of the English language. Experience in remote sensing and basic programming skills are desirable.

For further information, please contact Ángel de Frutos (

Applications must be carried out electronically at: 

Please check that website for more information regarding the application procedure and requirements to candidates. Application deadline is 23 February 2012. Expected starting date is Sep. 2012.

The University of Valladolid is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Prof. Ángel M. de Frutos Baraja
Grupo de Óptica Atmosférica
Universidad de Valladolid
Tel: +34 983 42 32 70

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