Research Associate in Marine Metabarcoding

University of Salford - School of Environment and Life Sciences

Length of contract: 15 months

The Ecosystems & Environment Research Centre seeks to employ a suitably qualified molecular ecologist for a NERC funded research position as part of a 'Highlight Topic' consortium grant centred on the use of community metabarcoding from environmental DNA collected in a range of marine environments. 

New developments in sequencing, bioinformatics, remote sampling and ecological modelling offer the opportunity to explore and groundtruth the potential of trace DNA to characterise ecosystem structure in the ocean. The successful candidate will work in Professor Mariani's team and will engage with all other project partners in Bristol, Imperial College, the British Antarctic Survey and the Marine Biological Association. 

Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on the date provided. 

The University of Salford is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all our employees and potential employees. Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds as we strive to reflect a rich diversity throughout our organisation.

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Interview date:  TBC

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.  

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