Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Deep Earth Petrology

University of Edinburgh - Geosciences

We seek an outstanding postdoctoral research assistant (PDRA) to participate in a project to investigate thermodynamic properties of Earth’s core. This project is part of ERC Consolidator grant: Exploring Thermodynamic Properties of Earth’s Core-Forming Materials (Earth core). The PDRA will conduct laser-heated diamond anvil cell (DAC) experiments at several synchrotron facilities and chemical analysis of the recovered samples at the University of Edinburgh.

This post is full time, fixed term for 15 months. The position will start on 1st December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The School aims to ensure equality of opportunity and holds an Athena SWAN Silver award. We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Vacancy Ref: 040686

Closing Date: 31-AUG-2017 at 5pm GMT

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The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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