|Salary:||£31,406 to £36,386 per annum|
|Placed On:||17th December 2021|
|Closes:||26th January 2022|
We seek applications for a motivated post-doctoral researcher to work on a project, “Decoding nitrogen dynamics in soil”, funded under the NSF-NERC Signals in the Soil (SitS) programme.
We are looking to appoint a soil biogeochemist to join the interdisciplinary SitS project team of engineers and environmental modellers to work on validation of developed sensors, through comparison with conventional soil sampling and analysis methods. You will assist with deployment of sensors at a forest field site (based in Essex) and lead field data collection for additional soil, plant and environmental parameters for calibration and verification of high-resolution modelling of N cycling. You will use your knowledge of N dynamics in soil-plant systems to gain improved understanding of the relationship between soil nitrogen cycling and tree health status.
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The appointment is for a fixed term of 24 months.
Interviews for this role will be held on 4 February 2022.
For more details about the role and the skills and experience required please view the Role Description and Person Specification and Further Particulars via the links below.
Informal contact details
Contact role: Principal Investigator
Contact name: Liz Shaw
Contact phone: 0118 3740161
Contact email: email@example.com
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