Research Associate

University of Glasgow - RI Biodiversity Animal Health & Compmed

To make a leading contribution to the project “Biodiversity offset markets for wetland conservation”, funded by the Leverhulme Trust over 2 years. Other project partners include the University of Stirling, the University of Leeds and University of Tennessee.

Specifically, the post holder will conduct, manage and publish research in the area of tradeable biodiversity credits in markets for offsets as a tool for advancing biodiversity and ecosystem conservation.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This post is full time and has funding until 31 December 2019.

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.

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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