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Research Post - Air Quality Modelling & Fire Emissions

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Research Associate - Atmospheric Modelling, Fire Emissions & Air Quality
Kings College London, Central London (UK)

We invite applications for the post of Postdoctoral Researcher working on landscape fire emissions and atmospheric modelling to support air quality impact assessments. The post will be located in the Department of Geography at Kings' central London campus.

The postholder will provide an atmospheric modelling capability within the Wildfire Research Team led by Professor Martin Wooster. As part of their research portfolio, this group develop satellite remote sensing-based landscape fire emissions inventories, and wish to augment this with an atmospheric modelling capability in order to support the quantification of air quality and other atmospheric impacts. It is anticipated that the post-holder will have experience with WRF, WRF-Chem and/or CMAQ. Initially the post will be for 12 months and funded by an STFC Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) project, based at King's and with collaborative partners in Leicester (UK) and at several sites in India which will be the target of the initial investigations. Post will be at Grade 6, with salary £39,484 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Deadline 20 Nov 2018.

Please note that whilst applications are welcome from international candidates this post does not meet Home Office requirements that would qualify it for a Certificate of Sponsorship. Consequently the university would be unable to offer sponsorship for a UK visa under Tier 2 of the points based immigration system to anyone appointed.