Faculty of Science School of Environmental Sciences
Senior Research Associate Ref: RA2166
Starting salary from £36,333 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £43,155 per annum.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Research Associate to join the School of Environmental Sciences to conduct studies on the role of marine ecosystems for the ocean carbon sink in a changing climate.
As a Senior Research Associate you will be associated with a particular project and will contribute ideas and/or enhancement of techniques or methodologies. You will analyse and interpret data, write up results and present information on research progress and outcomes. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to grant applications and may be involved in the supervision of researchers and teaching of students within the School.
You will have a postgraduate level qualification, equivalent qualification or experience in the ocean carbon cycle. You will also have experience of independent research, have publications in respected journals or equivalent within the field and be able to work in a proactive and results driven manner in a high paced environment. You will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret data and work effectively as part of a team. Advanced skills directly relating to this research area and experience teaching small classes and/or overseeing practices would be advantageous.
This full-time post is available from 1 April 2024 on a fixed term basis for up to 24 months.
Further information on our great benefits package, including 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time), can be found on our benefits page.
Closing date: 14 December 2023
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