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Research Associate In Geography [Castor]

The University of Manchester - Geography

Location: Manchester
Salary: £33,309 to £35,326 per annum (pro rata) (depending on experience).
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 31st August 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021
Job Ref: HUM-017375

Job reference: HUM-017375
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 27/09/2021
Salary: £33,309 to £35,326 per annum (pro rata) (depending on experience)
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Humanities
School/ Directorate: Geography
Hours per week: 0.6 FTE
Contract Duration: Fixed-term contract until 31st July 2024

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Research Associate in Geography and is looking for applications from candidates who specialize in geographical information science and ecological modelling and can contribute to research-informed teaching that complements our existing clusters of activity.

You will undertake research and project management duties within the project Creative Adaptive Solutions for the Treescapes Of Rivers (CASTOR). They will be in charge of ensuring that the project progresses in line with anticipated schedules and deliverables, while liaising with relevant partners and stakeholders. The post holder will undertake quantitative geo-spatial and statistical analysis of ecological processes and feedbacks impacting riparian treescapes and their expansion. The post holder will also be tasked with preparing and writing project reports, peer-reviewed publications and follow-on funding applications linked to the project.

The University invites applications for the above post, which is tenable from September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary will be Grade 6 (spine point 6.1 to 6.3, £33,309 to £35,326 per annum pro rata) according to relevant experience.

Interviews will be held in late September or as soon as possible in October 2021.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Dr Matthew Dennis

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