Job Opportunity: Research Scientist - Fire & Air Quality Modelling
The National Centre for Earth Observation invite applications for the post of Postdoctoral Researcher working on landscape fire emissions and atmospheric modelling to support air quality impact assessments. The post will be located in the Department of Geography, King's College London - which is positioned right in the heart of Central London.
The postholder will provide an atmospheric modelling capability within the Wildfire Research Team led by Professor Martin Wooster at King's College London. As part of their research portfolio, this group develop satellite remote sensing-based landscape fire emissions inventories, and wish to augment this with an atmospheric modelling capability in order to support the quantification of air quality impacts of the emitted species. It is anticipated that the post-holder will have experience with WRF-Chem and/or CMAQ. Initially the post will be primarily funded by an STFC Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) project, based at King's College London and with collaborative partners in Leicester (UK) and at several sites in India which will be the target of the initial investigations. It is possible that further opportunities maybe available after the initial 12 month appointment.
Location: Central London
Closing Date: 20/11/2018
Salary: Up to £39,484 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)
Contract: Fixed term up to 12 months