Research Assistant

University of Glasgow - RI Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine

Job Purpose
The post-holder will contribute to a research project on fish movement behaviour and migration working at the Scottish Centre for Ecology & the Natural Environment (SCENE) on Loch Lomondside. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in fish telemetry techniques and the analysis of fish movement data in “R”.

The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum.

This post is full time and has funding until 31 May 2019 in the first instance.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

Vacancy ref: 019475, Closing date: 6 December 2017.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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