Physical and Environmental Sciences,Geography,Environmental Sciences,Mathematics and Statistics,Statistics
Short info about job
Company: University of Glasgow
Department: School of Geographical & Earth Sciences
Salary: £33,943 to £38,183 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Type / Role: Academic or Research
Phone: +44-1487 6485748
Fax: +44-1228 1202148
Detail information about job Research Associate. Terms and conditions vacancy
Job PurposeTo make a leading contribution to an industry funded project on estimating pasture biomass using spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) working with Dr Brian Barrett. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the processing and analysis of remote sensing data (with a focus on SAR), model development and excellent programming skills. The project will investigate the potential of spaceborne radar to reliably predict pasture biomass over test farms in New Zealand using comprehensive field measurements to calibrate and validate the developed approach.
The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.
Standard Terms & ConditionsSalary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.
This position has funding for up to 6 months in the first instance.
New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.
All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
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