|Salary:||£35,210 to £39,610|
|Placed On:||7th December 2018|
|Closes:||15th January 2019|
To carry out research relevant to the research project Innovative Network for Training in wAter and Food QUality monitoring using Autonomous SENSors and IntelligEnt Data Gathering and Analysis (AQUASENCE). In particular the research involves the development of autonomous flexible and disposable sensors for monitoring turbidity, pressure, ammonia and urea etc in water bodies.
The candidate is expected to have skills in these areas. As the project focusses on training, there is an expectation that the candidate will submit a PhD in the field relevant to the project and publish the results in journals of good impact. The candidate is also expected to attend and contribute to the workshops and secondments as specified in the project programme.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Terms and Conditions
Salary: Approx. £35,000 - £40,000 per annum*
Researchers will receive an additional mobility allowance and, depending on personal circumstances, a family allowance.
This post is fixed term for 3 years and there are 2 posts available.
New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
According to the regulations for mobility within the Marie Curie programme, the researcher must not have carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of his/her host organisation (in this case, the United Kingdom) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to recruitment.
The researcher should not have obtained a PhD degree and should not have more than 4 year full-time or equivalent research experience since obtaining the degree which makes them eligible for starting the PhD degree.
All candidates are advised to visit the following website to obtain further details of the eligibility requirements for Marie Curie initiatives, see particularly page 8 to assess your criteria before making an application: - http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/main/h2020-wp1820-msca_en.pdf
The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.
Approximate gross salary stated above is subject to employers NI deductions and the amount varies according to the living costs of host country.
Vacancy ref: 023615; Closing date: 15 January 2019
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