Senior Research Associate

University of East Anglia - School of Environmental Sciences

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate to undertake studies of ocean biogeochemical processes on the European continental shelf using autonomous vehicles. The SRA will work with Professor Jan Kaiser and others on the NERC-funded project "AlterEco: An Alternative Framework to Assess Marine Ecosystem Functioning in Shelf Seas". The SRA will participate in the design and delivery of ocean glider campaigns in the North Sea, calibrate and analyse the resulting observations, derive relationships between them, calculate rates of relevant biogeochemical processes and disseminate the work to academic audiences, stakeholders and policymakers.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Ph.D in oceanography or equivalent independent research experience, and be able to fulfil all the essential elements of the person specification.

This full time post is available from 1 October 2017 for a fixed term period until 30 April 2020.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver

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