The University of York’s Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratories (WACL) wish to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to develop and maintain long term measurements of VOCs in Eastern Asia in order to better understand the recent rapid growth of tropospheric ozone in this region.
WACL are the largest dedicated atmospheric chemistry facilities in the UK. Home to more than 65 researchers with interests in all aspects of atmospheric chemistry. WACL supports an exceptional research environment, providing access to state of the art facilities and a wide range of interdisciplinary expertise.
The Department of Chemistry is one of the largest and most successful academic departments at York, placed in the top ten UK for Research Power by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF). We strive to provide a working environment, which allows all staff and students to contribute fully, to flourish, and to excel. We are proud of our Athena SWAN Gold Award.
The role is varied; combining instrument development, observational deployment and data analysis/interpretation but with an emphasis on the processing, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of the data produced by the project.
The position would be based in WACL and will involve the development and deployment of new instrumentation at a key Japanese atmospheric observatory on the southernmost Japanese island of Hateruma and will include collaborative work at the National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.
You will also be responsible for:
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
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Post available on a fixed term basis until 31st March 2022.
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