|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £30,497 on Grade E for Associate or from £36,382 on Grade F for Fellow, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||13th October 2021|
|Closes:||21st November 2021|
The College of Life and Environmental Sciences
This full-time post is available from January 2022 on a fixed term basis until 30 June 2025.
The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate or Postdoctoral Research Fellow to participate in a research project called Phytoplankton Response to Climate Change (PRIME). This UKRI funded post is available from January 2022 until 30 June 2025 in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
The post will be based at The Centre for Geography, Environment and Society which is within the College of Life and Environmental Sciences on the Penryn Campus.
The successful applicant will work on a research grant investigating the response of phytoplankton to climate change. Your focus will be specifically on the impact of climate change on the vertical distribution of phytoplankton in the ocean. Experience or knowledge of oceanography is desirable, but not essential. There will be a large emphasis on data mining and handling, processing, and analysing, large oceanographic datasets.
The post will include scientific method development, scientific programming, analyses, leading/writing journal papers and opportunities to travel. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will hold (or be close to completing for Associate level) a PhD, have experience in publishing scientific journal papers, be numerically proficient and be comfortable writing scientific software, and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in their discipline, and of research methods and techniques used in their discipline. Experience or education in any of the following: oceanography, marine biology, physics or remote sensing is desirable, but not essential.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification available on our website for full details of this role.
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For further information please contact Dr Bob Brewin, e-mail email@example.com or telephone (01362) 255119.
The closing date for completed applications is 21 November 2021. Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 6 December 2021.
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