Full time (37 hours per week)
Based at UKCEH Wallingford, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, OX10 8BB
Fixed term for 3 years
Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th January 2021
Interviews to be held on Wednesday 27th January 2021
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is an independent, not-for-profit research institute carrying out excellent environmental science across water, land and air. At UKCEH there are various career paths open to first-class scientists and support staff. We have around 500 scientists and students supported by experts in the fields of IT, commercialisation, finance, communications and HR based across four sites (Wallingford, Bangor, Edinburgh and Lancaster). Our world class research is delivered via state-of-the-art laboratories, controlled environment facilities and unique monitoring sites across many different habitat types. Our students and employees gain from working in a stimulating environment incorporating multidisciplinary research that is enriched through our international collaborations with many universities and institutes.
For further information, please visit the UKCEH Website.
A three year training programme designed to work with senior scientists across UKCEH to create a holistic approach to environmental data-science. Using new data-visualisation tools and working with the latest cutting-edge scientific models and data from near-real time sensor networks, you will be part of a team delivering important and timely analysis that relates to the sustainability of the UK environment.
Over the 3 years you will gain skills in:
Knowledge & Qualifications
Experience/Proven abilities related to the position
Core Behaviours & Values
What we offer
To find out the benefits of working with UKCEH, please follow the link below for a summary. https://www.ceh.ac.uk/sites/default/files/UKCEH-Terms-and-Conditions-Summary.pdf
About the Research Associate Programme
The initial appointment for Research Associates will normally be for a three-year term, however they are able to apply internally for permanent vacancies at any time. Subject to the Research Associate's performance and long term skills needs within their Science Area, appointments may be reviewed and considered for open ended positions. There is an expectation that RA will be appointed at the bottom of the salary scale and will automatically progress to the next pay point at the anniversary of their appointment.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, click the link above. As well as a CV, please provide a covering letter detailing why you may be suitable for the role.
Long term flexibility available for these posts.
UKCEH is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities. We have a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants with disabilities. UKCEH is an Investors in People organisation.
|Salary:||£31,200 to £33,000 (depending on skills and knowledge) Band 6|
|Placed On:||18th December 2020|
|Closes:||17th January 2021|
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