Nov 09, 2009

Post doctoral research assistant in satellite remote sensing/time series analysis - Bristol, UK

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The post is based in the Bristol Glaciology Centre working on a European Union project, ice2sea, ( which aims to explore present-day and future contributions to sea level from glaciers and ice sheets. This is a collaborative project involving ~ 25 partners internationally. The aim of this post is to produce a time series of mass trends for Antarctica and Greenland from a range of satellite observations combined with climate and statistical modelling. You should have experience in the analysis of 4-D data, preferably from Earth Observation data sets. A background in glaciology and/or climatology would be advantageous but not essential. Initially, funding will be for a period of up to three years with salary in the range £29,704 – £33,432 depending on experience.

If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed term or a permanent contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research experience, in line with the University’s Fixed Term Contract Agreement.

Further details and an application form can be found at
E-Mail: (stating postal address ONLY), quoting reference number 15107.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am, 19 November 2009

Interviews are likely to be held in the week starting 7th December, and the expected start date is 1st February 2010.
Informal enquiries to , +44 (0)117 331-4129