|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£28,125 to £29,636 (dependent on skills and experience)|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||17th February 2023|
Permanent, Full-Time (37 hours per week)
Closing date: Friday 17th February 2023. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we have sufficient applications.
We are an independent, not-for-profit research institute. Our 500 scientists supported by our experienced professional service teams, provide the data and insights that researchers, governments and businesses need to create a productive, resilient and healthy environment.
We want you to love what you do whilst looking after yourself, so we support you with excellent things such as:
27 days annual leave, rising to 29 days after 5 years
Above standard pension contributions
Enhanced maternity and paternity
A flexible approach to work, enabling you to maintain a healthy work/life balance
24 hour, 365-day access to support with physical, mental, social, health or financial troubles
Plus loads more - https://www.ceh.ac.uk/employee-benefits
A bit about you...
An enthusiastic junior environmental scientist with spatial data skills, ideally with a keen interest in air quality, climate change science and impacts. You’ll have experience working with scientific data sets, as you’ll be involved with a wide range of projects on quantifying air pollution and the impact this has on human health and the environment. You will work and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, bringing an innovative approach to promoting the work we do.
Having existing knowledge of data analysis is key and knowledge of agriculture and/or air pollution would be desirable. You should be proficient in scientific numeracy, be creative when solving problems and keen to continuously learn new things. The work we do may lead to some exciting opportunities to travel overseas for meetings or workshops (e.g. Europe, South Asia).
We are passionate about developing you and this role includes a 3-year UKCEH Research Associate training program. This will offer you the opportunity to gain additional training and development to support you in your new role and will run parallel with the delivery of your work.
Key Responsibilities for the role:
Develop efficient, reproducible workflows to integrate and analyse complex spatial datasets (e.g. using R)
To take an active part in the team’s projects, on spatial emission inventories, atmospheric pollution, assessment of pollution mitigation measures and their impact on sensitive vegetation and human health
To contribute to and/or lead on presentations, reports, datasets and scientific articles for publication and stakeholder interaction
Here are some essentials we are looking for:
A degree (2:1 BSc or MSc) or equivalent, with a scientific background, e.g. environmental science, geography or agriculture
Experience with data manipulation tools, geographic information systems (GIS),
We would be delighted if you also had the following skills/experience:
Having experience with coding such as R would be desirable for the role.
If you are as inspired as we are about this opportunity, then please send us your CV and a covering letter (telling us how perfect you are for this role) by clicking apply. If you have any queries about this role, please contact Ed Carnell (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
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