Research Assistant/Associate In SAR And Crop Yield Mapping In Newcastle University

£30,395- £39,610 per annum (PhD awarded)
£27,831-£29,515 per annum (PhD submitted)

You will join the Geomatics (Geospatial Engineering and Sciences) team in the School of Engineering. You will carry out research in SAR remote sensing and its applications in agriculture, specifically crop yield monitoring and mapping. You will disseminate your work via leading international journal publications and conferences, and may also contribute to the engagement activities of the School.

You will have a PhD in SAR remote sensing, computing, agriculture or a closely related scientific/engineering field, completed by the time of appointment (no later than January 2019). You should have a proven or emerging track record of self-motivated progress in academic research, including publication in peer-reviewed journals, and a demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment. You must have high-quality written and oral communication skills in the English language.

This is a fixed-term position for 12 months in the first instance, although there is expected to be potential for continuation subject to external funding and performance in the role.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Zhenhong Li, +44 (0)191 208 5704 or email

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

  • Qualification: Phd Degree
  • Experience: Fresher
  • Skills: RESEARCH
  • Job Type: Full-time Job
  • Industry: Research
  • Last Date: 07-Dec-2018
  • Salary: GBP 29515 - 39610 Annual
  • Job Code: 18Q4000278
  • Selection Procedure: Walk In
  • Company: Newcastle University
  • Posted on: 11/14/2018 9:26:10 AM
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne | England | United Kingdom