POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT

University of Oxford – Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Department of Physics
Grade 7: 29,837 – 36,661 BP/year

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant within the sub-department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP), Department of Physics. The successful applicant will work in the Planetary Experiments Group on infrared spectroscopy to support the remote sensing of the Moon and asteroids.

The post is available initially for a fixed-term of 2 years. This project will develop new numerical radiative transfer codes to aid in the analysis of near-infrared and or thermal infrared remote sensing data of planetary surfaces of airless bodies such as the Moon or asteroids. The new results will be applied to remote sensing data from the Moon and also be used in preparation for future missions to small bodies such as asteroids. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to develop a programme of laboratory measurements to support the numerical modelling work using the spectroscopy facilities in the Planetary Experiments Group.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach.

Please direct informal enquiries about this post to Dr. Neil Bowles
(n.bowles1@physics.ox.ac.uk).

Deadline: Noon, 17 March 2014 

For further information: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AID881/postdoctoral-research-assistant/

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