|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £31,411 up to £33,314 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||7th February 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
This new full time post is available from 3 April 2023 on a fixed term basis until 31 March 2026.
This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.
Summary of the role
The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr Kristian Metcalfe. This externally funded post is available from 01/04/2023 until 31/03/2026. This position is part of the Convex Seascape Survey, a global scientific programme that seeks to discover exactly how the ocean performs its vital role as the world's largest carbon sink, including assessing human influences on seabed carbon.
Funded by Convex Insurance Group Ltd., the project is being undertaken in association with Blue Marine Foundation, with science led by the University of Exeter in collaboration with UK and international partners. More information on the project available here: Convex Seascape Survey
The successful applicant will work closely with Dr Kristian Metcalfe on mapping the contemporary intensity and distribution of bottom disturbance by bottom contacting mobile fishing gears using a combination of data on fishing gears (i.e., weight, size, penetration) and vessel tracking data derived from automatic identification system (AIS) data.
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 possess a relevant PhD or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
Please contact Dr Kristian Metcalfe, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews are expected to take place on 10 March.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.
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