KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Research Associate

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Grade 6, £38,304 - £45,026 per annum pro rata inclusive of London Allowance
Posted
06 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2020
Ref
R6/0819/20-DS
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

The post holder will join the King’s Earth Observation and Wildfire Research Group, developing and testing methods to characterise vegetation and environmental status using thermal infrared (TIR) methods. Primarily focused on mapping land surface temperature (LST) and energy fluxes, including evapotranspiration (ET) driven by airborne TIR imaging over vegetated environments, but with some urban environments possibly considered. There will be opportunities to get involved in parallel work aiming to deliver downscaled LST (and possibly ET) information from EO satellites. Strong experience in thermal remote sensing, in using data from field, satellite and/or airborne sensors, and good computing abilities are essential. Fieldwork will occur in UK, Europe and China and the work will form part of a UK-China cooperation programme involving multiple partners.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 13/02/2022.

This is a part-time 50% FTE.

The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, and a presentation.

Contact Person: Professor Martin Wooster : martin.wooster@kcl.ac.uk 

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