|Salary:||£31,411 to £35,333 per annum together with USS pension benefits|
|Placed On:||5th December 2022|
|Closes:||16th December 2022|
Location: Singleton Campus, Swansea
Contract: This is a fixed term position for 12 months, renewable for another 24 months subject to satisfactory progress
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Swansea University’s vision is to transform lives and futures by providing an outstanding academic environment with a balance of excellence between world-class teaching and research, driving impact that is enabled by effective regional and global collaborations.
The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research CSAR at Swansea University are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant. The role will involve conducting behavioural research on farmed fish and help develop behavioural indicators of fish welfare as part of the CLEANGAIN and IGNITION projects.
More details about the project/department can be found here – CSAR Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research - Swansea University
The successful candidate must possess a BSc degree in Biology or equivalent, be able to evidence of the ability to actively engage in and contribute to writing and publishing research papers, particularly for refereed journals and be able to demonstrable ability to conduct research in line with the objectives of the project. Postgraduate qualifications (MSc, MRes, PhD) would be an advantage plus competence on statistical analysis (ideally R or Python), particularly machine learning
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.
We have an under-representation of women in the area of research and would particularly welcome applications from women for this position. We also have an under representation of individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will always be made on merit.
Closing Date: 16th December 2022
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