Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Earth Observation (or System Engineer)

University of Reading

Reading, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

The successful applicant will perform research on the validation and merging of water vapour observations from international satellite instruments within ESA’s Water Vapour Climate Change Initiative, with the goal to produce high-quality climate data records.

You will have:

  • Skills in quantitative analysis of atmospheric observations and model data
  • High level scientific programming skills
  • Capability of independent thought
  • Creativity
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • PhD or equivalent in physical sciences, applied mathematics, environmental sciences, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Earth observations
  • Knowledge of atmospheric trace gas distributions (in particular water vapour)
  • Proven track record in research, demonstrated through excellent peer-reviewed publications
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Willingness to accept advice
  • Willingness to contribute to project administration

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