Research Associate (Conservation Biology)

Manchester Metropolitan University - School of Science and the Environment

One of the largest research-led science and technology educators in the UK, our Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a world-class teaching environment, covering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. With genuine trailblazing specialisms and global impact, our exceptional research has created an international reputation for making a transformative contribution to the world around us. We deliver work with real-world impact, and cultivate lasting relationships with businesses, the government and the general public to share our innovation and expertise.

A position is available for an 18 month Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the area of Coastal Ecology and Conservation at Manchester Metropolitan University. The position is to support Prof. Richard Preziosi as Director of the Environment and Ecology Research Centre. The successful applicant will participate in and oversee current projects on conservation and restoration of coastal mangrove and seagrass systems. Potential also exists to collaborate on projects examining adaptation to ocean acidification in coastal organisms.

Applicants should have a PhD in Ecology, Conservation or a related discipline and strong publications in these research areas. Evidence of excellent written and oral communication is essential. An ability to carry out fieldwork in coastal areas of the Caribbean and Africa is required. Certification as an advanced diver is desirable. Informal enquiries can be made to

This role is fixed term for 18 months.

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

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