Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Studentship

Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 14th Dec 2021
  • Salary: MCS from £38,242.32 pa
  • Funding amount: Funding Available
  • Funding for: EU Students, International Students, UK Students
  • REF: 155160
  • Closes: 14th February 2022
  • Hours: Full Time

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Studentship

Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Keble Road, Oxford

MCS from £38,242.32 pa

One Early Stage Researcher position is available for a period of 36 months, tenable at Oxford University, on a research project on constraining aerosol-cloud interactions through multi-sensor fusion of satellite-based Earth observations using machine learning. The successful candidate will be registered for PhD training while engaged by the University on the iMIRACLI Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN), and will be expected to:

– Carry out research on aerosol-cloud interactions as directed by Prof Philip Stier and the wider iMIRACLI network.

– Attend summer schools of the iMIRACLI network and participate fully in all network activities.

– Work towards and present a doctoral thesis for examination.

– Collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and present research papers and posters at conferences and workshops.

– Contribute to existing efforts and activities of the research group.

– Undertake c. 6 months of secondments at iMIRACLI partners, as mutually agreed

Candidates must possess a good first degree in a relevant subject preferably in physics, mathematics or computer science, and meteorological or climate related experience may be advantageous.

The EC funding for this position provides for a remuneration starting from £38,242.32 pa This is available for the first two years of the post after which the role will move onto a stipend receiving £15,609 p.a.

Actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate applicable to the fellowship. This amount includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country). Under the terms of the EC funding, which aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than a total of 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible. The start date is subject to discussion; the latest possible date is Sunday 9th October 2022

Candidates must already have applied to Stage 1 of the selection process and have received an invitation to apply for Stage 2 from the consortium, further particulars for the post can be obtained from []. An application in Stage 2 should include:

  • an online application form
  • a supporting statement

Candidates should apply to stage 1 [] by [16 January 2022].

The closing date for applications for stage 2 is 12 noon on 14 February 2022, please click on the below link to apply

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