|Salary:||£29,515 up to £34,189 (PDRA level) or £35,211 up to £43,267 (PDRF level) depending on level of appointment based on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||18th January 2019|
|Closes:||18th February 2019|
This post is available for 2 years from 1 April 2019 until 31 March 2021, with some scope for flexibility and will support the work of Dr Xiaoyu Yan on an EPSRC funded project “Exeter Multidisciplinary Plastics Research hub: ExeMPLaR” and a NERC funded project, NEXus Thinking for sustainable AGricultural development in Andean countries (NEXT-AG).
It will be based at our Penryn campus, near Falmouth, in the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), a 30 million pound interdisciplinary centre leading cutting-edge research into solutions to problems of environmental change; in doing so we are enhancing people’s lives by improving their relationships with the environment.
“Exeter Multidisciplinary Plastics Research hub: ExeMPLaR” aim to develop regional circular plastics systems which optimise circular flows of plastics for the highest value and greatest potential for value creation and significant reduction of negative externalities. “NEXus Thinking for sustainable AGricultural development in Andean countries (NEXT-AG)” aims to deliver new theoretical and conceptual understanding of the impacts of agricultural expansion in the context of the Water-Energy-Food-Environment (WEFE) nexus in Andean countries. It will provide the evidence base for policy makers in these countries to develop new holistic strategies to sustainably meet the increasing national and global food demand.
The post will:
At Postdoctoral Research Fellow level, you will also
The level of appointment will be based on your qualifications and experience.
To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.
For further information please contact Dr Xiaoyu Yan, Xiaoyu.Yan@exeter.ac.uk or 01326 259485.
The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year and sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
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