Author: Peter Clarke
Subject: Vacancy - Research Assistant/Associate in GNSS Geodesy (Ocean Tide Loading)
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RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE IN GNSS GEODESY (OCEAN TIDE LOADING)
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY, UK
Closing date: 12 May 2018
You will join the geodesy team within the Geomatics Group and carry out research into the analysis and utilisation of GPS/GNSS observations for positioning and deformation monitoring. Specifically, you will carry out research into the phenomenon of Ocean Tide Loading. You will disseminate your work via leading international journal publications and conferences, and may also contribute to other activities of the School of Engineering.
You must have a PhD in geodesy, geophysics, or a closely related scientific/engineering field, either awarded or in the final stages by the time of appointment. You should have a proven or emerging track record of self-motivated progress in academic research, including publication in peer-reviewed journals, and a demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
You must have high-quality written and oral communication skills in the English language, and expertise in scientific computing under the Linux (or other UNIX) operating system. You should be familiar with the use of one or more of the major scientific GPS/GNSS processing software packages for high-precision positioning. Ideally, you will also have skills in geophysical modelling and interpretation of geodetic observations.
The post is available fixed term for 3 years and is full time.
Salary: £27,285 to £28,936 (PhD nearing completion)
£29,799 to £38,833 (PhD awarded)
For further details and to apply please see http://bit.ly/2v9eBSL, or for informal enquiries contact Professor Peter Clarke, tel: +44 191 208 6351 or e-mail: [log in to unmask]
Peter J. CLARKE MA DPhil FHEA FRAS
Professor of Geophysical Geodesy
Geomatics, School of Engineering,
G.12 Cassie Building, Newcastle University,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
Tel: +44 (0)191 208 6351
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