Early Career Research Fellow in Dispersion of Airborne Pathogens and Implications for Crops

University of Hertfordshire - Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

Salary Range: £32,004 to £38,183 per annum depending on skills and experience

Salary Scale: UH7

FTE: This is a full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Duration of Contract: Fixed term for a period of five years

Are you a high performing early career researcher looking to build success with the UK’s leading business-facing University?

The University is investing in its future research staff and infrastructure, and is in the process of transitioning the delivery of its research in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics. The role will assist in the further development of research excellence and provide both increased external profile and internal focus for Hertfordshire’s research activities.

It is essential that you have:

  • An undergraduate honours degree at a minimum 2:2 (or equivalent in a relevant discipline)
  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject or equivalent experience

The new Research Fellow post is offered on a five year term in the first instance.  It is our expectation, however, that the successful appointee will grow their research activities to become a permanent academic staff member by the end of that period. 

For more information on the post, an opportunity to speak to the research lead and to discuss how the University supports researcher development, please go to the relevant Further Particulars found on the link below.

The completed application form accompanied by a full CV, list of publications and a statement of your current and proposed research should be submitted online.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be made to Professor Ranjeet S Sokhi, Director of the Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research, email:  r.s.sokhi@herts.ac.uk or Tel: + 44 (0)1707 284520

Closing date: 15 November 2016

Reference Number: 013445

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

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