Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Swansea University - College of Science

Grade:£28,452 to £32,004 per annum together with USS benefits

The main role in this post is to carry out duties associated with two projects within the Department of Biosciences (College of Science), namely the INTERREG Ireland-Wales project ‘ECOSTRUCTURE’ and the NERC project ‘COASTWEB’. In particular, within ECOSTRUCTURE (2/3 of time) the person will carry out studies on the biodiversity and ecosystem services of hard coastal defence structures (e.g., seawalls) and how these are affected by structural and biological factors. Meanwhile, within COASTWEB (1/3 of time) the person will carry out physical and ecological surveys of estuaries and model the flood mitigation services of salt marshes under different management scenarios.

(This post is part-funded by the ECOSTRUCTURE Operation; an Ireland Wales Programme 2014-2020 for the Irish and Celtic seas focussing on cross border collaboration, climate change and community engagement)

For informal enquiries please contact John Griffin at

This post will close at midnight 14th August 2017.

Applicants will find full job details together with the online application link

University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

Swansea University is a registered charity. No. 1138342.

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