Research Associate

Department: Geography
Organisation: King's College London
King's Ref Number: R6/DAR/1047/18-DL
HireWire Ref Number: THW/18/059639/000746
Salary: The salary will be paid at Grade 6, 33,518 to 39,992 per annum, plus 2,923 per annum London Allowance.
Contract Type: This post will be Fixed Term, for 24 months in the first instance.
Contract Term: This is a Full-time - 100 % full time equivalent

Based at the Strand Campus, the post lies within the research team of Professor Martin Wooster and is focused on use of various satellite fire products in scientific studies. The post holder will lead on some studies, and in others they will contribute to the work led by other team members. Applicants must be able to work with large satellite EO datasets, with products related to biomass burning, be able to write well documented, shareable computer code (ideally in Python), and demonstrate skills in planning, executing and writing up high quality scientific studies. Experience in linking satellite data to environmental models is advantageous but not mandatory. The post will be affiliated to the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), and this role will help form part of NCEO's commitment to delivering National Capability in Earth Observation science to NERC (Natural Environment Research Council).

The selection process will include a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing:

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof Martin Wooster at

To apply for this role, please go to the King's College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 6 July 2018

published: 11 June 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.