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TWO POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES
Study of the Global Environment from Space
1. The Earth's Radiation Budget
2. Global Ozone
Two vacancies now exist in the Earth Observation Science Group at the
University of Leicester, U.K. for Post-Doctoral Research Associates to carry
outindependent research work on two topical scientific problems relating to
the Global Environment.
The first post (tenable for 3 years) involves research on the exploitation
programme for the Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (GERB),
due for launch in 1999 on EUMETSAT's METEOSAT Second Generation (MSG)
The person appointed to the second post (tenable for 2 years) would be
involved in the validation, interpretation and application of data from the
highly successful Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) now flying on
board ESA's ERS2 satellite.
Applicants would be expected to have a proven research record from a
relevant discipline, the ability to apply and develop innovative computing
techniques and good communication skills.
The University of Leicester Earth Observation Science (EOS) Programme is an
interdisciplinary programme of research and teaching in the diverse areas of
science that use Earth Observation data from both space and other sources.
Research is directed by academic members of staff from the departments of
Chemistry, Geography, Physics and Astronomy, with active links to other
departments. The successful applicants will be members of the EOS Group,
based in the University's new Space Building.
The closing date for applications is 24th January 1998
Further information can be obtained from Professor David Llewellyn-Jones or
Dr. Paul S. Monks, Tel 0116 252 5238; Fax 0116 252 5262; or e-mail
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