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Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions / School of Physics & Astronomy

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 UE07
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th September 2021
Closes: 1st December 2021
Job Ref: 1645

The post is offered on a fixed term basis, 35 hours per week     

Fixed Term 2-year position

1 post 

We are looking for a promising early-career researcher in modelling and data analytics for experimental geodynamics to join our group for a 2-year (with possible extension) Postdoctoral Research Associate position at the Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions at University of Edinburgh. 

The Opportunity: 

The purpose of this position is to design and interpret laboratory measurements of transport in geophysical materials at extreme pressures and temperatures.  This will be achieved using numerical solvers (such as finite element models) to interpret dynamic measurements performed in a high-pressure apparatus. 

Your skills and attributes for success:

We seek candidates with experience in one, or several, of the following:

  • Numerical modelling, especially finite element methods
  • Advanced data analytical techniques
  • Image processing
  • Geodynamic theory and modelling
  • Publication of original research in peer-reviewed journals.

Closing date 23rd August 2021, 5pm 

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