Research Assistant (fixed term) (BIGF Developer) : British Isles continuous GNSS Facility, University of Nottingham

Nottingham, ENGLAND | about 2 years ago


Research Assistant (fixed term) (BIGF Developer) : British Isles continuous GNSS Facility
Reference
ENG09393
Closing Date
Friday, 7th September 2012
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Department
Faculty of Engineering - Division of Infrastructure & Geomatics
Salary
£24520 to £26779 per annum, depending on skills and experience, salary progression beyond this range is subject to performance.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of six months.

Applications are invited for the above post to support the activities of the NGI, an international centre of excellence based at one of the UK’s strongest research–led universities.  The NGI has earned global renown for its research and is housed in excellent purpose-built accommodation on Nottingham’s Jubilee campus.

The role holder will join the team working as the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) British Isles continuous GNSS Facility (BIGF) and will be responsible for the development of derived products, including station velocities, tropospheric integrated water vapour and ionospheric activity, to facilitate scientific users who are interested in these parameters but do not want to carry out their own high-level GNSS data processing.  The role holder will be supervised by a member of NGI academic staff, in their role as BIGF Head of Facility, and will also be required to work closely with the BIGF Manager.

Candidates should hold a good honours degree or equivalent in a geomatics or surveying related discipline.  Knowledge, understanding and experience in high-level GNSS data processing and analysis, and in the use of Bernese software and CATS are all essential.  Knowledge and understanding of computer programming and Linux operating systems are also essential.

Informal enquiries and requests for further information may be addressed to Dr Richard M. Bingley, Email: Richard.Bingley@nottingham.ac.uk.  Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.  Further information about the Institute is available at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ngi and further information on NERC BIGF is available at: http://www.bigf.ac.uk.
 

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