PhD Position in the field of Satellite Geodesy
Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics of the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences (IGG UPWr)
Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS)
Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics of the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences (IGG UPWr) announces an open PhD Student position that will be funded by the Polish National Science Center in the framework of the project “Multi-GNSS Precise Point Positioning with stochastic clock modeling” (project number: UMO-2021/43/O/ST10/00096).
- Analysis of the stability of atomic clocks onboard GNSS satellites: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou with stochastic modeling of clock parameters
- Assessment of the stochastic and deterministic clock modeling on Precise Point Positioning results
- LEO orbit and clock determination with clock modeling
- Analysis of the clock parameter degradation over time
- Time transfer and clock synchronization using multi-GNSS
- University degree (Master or equivalent) in geodesy, informatics, physics, mathematics, aerospace engineering, Earth sciences or a similar discipline,
- Good record of scientific achievements,
- Proficiency in programming (e.g., in C++, Fortran, Python or others) including data visualization and least-squares adjustment,
- Experience in processing GNSS data and deriving geodetic parameters, e.g., precise positioning, navigation, time transfer, etc.
- Proficiency in English (oral and written)
- Capability to work independently and timely, enjoying participating actively in meetings of international teams and presenting complex research matter concisely and appealingly (oral and written).
- Application with the motivation letter
- CV with achievements and track record
- copy of the university diploma
Application deadline: May 25, 2023
Beginning of the employment in the project: October 2023
Salary: 5000 PLN/month gross before the mid-term evaluation
6000 PLN/month gross after the mid-term evaluation
Contract: 48 months
We offer work opportunities in the inspiring, young, international team of the SPace And Close Earth Observation Sciences (SpaceOS) Working Group (see https://spaceos.igig.upwr.edu.pl/ ).