|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 6 Mar 2014 14:21:44 +0000|
Job opportunity – Atmospheric Scientist Atmospheric Scientist Please quote ref no: BAS 24/14 Closing date for applications: 30 Mar 2014 Main Description The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, (NERC) aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs. We are looking to appoint an atmospheric scientist (PDRA) to work on a NERC Technologies Proof‑of‑Concept project (NERC grant ref. NE/L012197/1) entitled ‘Atmospheric Wind Evaluation using Spectroscopic Observations of Millimetre-wave Emission (AWESOME)’. This feasibility study will use computer based atmospheric simulations and retrieval to evaluate the horizontal wind profiling capability of a 230 GHz to 250 GHz millimetre-wave radiometer from Arctic and Antarctic locations. The PDRA will work in Cambridge as part of a small team within the BAS Climate science programme involved in millimetre-wave observations of the polar atmosphere. The project is jointly with the University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences and involves collaborative partners at the Universities of Bath and Bern, Switzerland. Qualifications: PhD (or equivalent) in physics or a closely related area. Duration: Up to 10 months from successful candidate’s available start date (ideally 1st May 2014 or soon afterwards) to completion of the project by 30th March 2015 at the latest. Salary: Salary will be in the range of £26,715 to £30,000 per annum, pro-rata. We offer a generous benefits package including a defined salary pension scheme, free car parking, flexible working hours and 30 days annual leave. On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment<http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment/> These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508. Please quote reference: BAS 24/14 Closing date for receipt of application forms is 30th March 2014 Interviews will be held during April 2014 We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.
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