Postdoc/research scientist in greenhouse gases at National Physical Laboratory London

The National Physical Laboratory in London (UK) is looking for a postdoctoral scientist to work on developing new instrumentation to understand sources of greenhouse gases on regional scales.


Requirements include:

  • A PhD in the physical sciences focusing on instrument/technique development
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in programming for data analysis and/or instrument control
  • Knowledge/academic background in atmospheric science would be advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A willingness to travel for collaborative projects and meetings/conferences

This is a 2.5 year contract but with the possibility of extension. There will be opportunities to travel to conferences and meetings, and engage with a wide community of scientists in the UK and abroad. You may also be involved in projects of the wider group of ~25 scientists according to opportunities within the group and main project flexibility.

Closing date is 21st June

More detailed information and a link to the application can be found here:

Please contact Tim Arnold for further information (

Tim Arnold
Emissions and Atmospheric Metrology Group, Environment Division
National Physical Laboratory | Hampton Rd | Teddington | Middlesex | UK | TW11 0LW
t: 020 8943 8711