Research Associate

University College London - Division of Biosciences, Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment

The Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER), in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and the Environment is looking to appoint a Research Associate to join Ben Collen’s group, to contribute to a new research project on Biome health. The aim of the Biome Health Research Project is to develop a field-based study system that provides new evidence on how biodiversity responds to human pressures and how conservation interventions can be utilised to reduce the impacts of these pressures. The post holder will be an active member of the research team, contributing to the development of research projects, experimental design, data collection and analyses and manuscript preparation. The post-holder will be expected to produce independent, original contributions to the subject area.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD degree in Conservation Biology, Ecology or other relevant subject area. Demonstrated experience of design, undertaking and running field research, and subsequent publication of research. Dealing with multiple partner organisations and stakeholders.

Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,316 - £31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).

This post is available from now until 25 July 2020 in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you would like to discuss the post please contact Dr Ben Collen,  for any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on  and quote the reference 1679716.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

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