|Salary:||From £33,452 Grade RU06, per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance|
|Placed On:||22nd March 2023|
|Closes:||30th April 2023|
We are inviting a motivated doctoral candidate to participate in the exciting project titled “Linking plastic particle characteristics to their uptake and transformation by groundwater animals”. This involves designing and conducting a series of microcosm experiments to determine whether and how the nature of microplastic particles affects uptake and transformation by groundwater animals. Candidates must possess a Masters degree but must not yet be in possession of a doctoral degree at the date of recruitment; you will be required to register for a doctoral degree. This PhD is funded as part of the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Network PlasticUnderground.
The PlasticUnderground Doctoral Network (DN) is an international, multi partner, inter-sectoral doctoral research-training network with the aim to prepare an international cohort of Doctoral Candidates in the development of solutions to the emerging plastic pollution crisis in soils and groundwater. The network provides ample opportunities for international and inter-sectoral secondments, international joint experiments, advanced training courses among other activities. The consortium comprises universities, research institutions and companies located in the UK, France, Spain, Serbia, Italy, Switzerland, Cyprus and Germany.
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Roehampton is London’s Campus University, based on a beautiful 54 acre parkland campus. This short video will give you a taste of life at our wonderful campus and its excellent facilities. The successful applicant, in return from the University, will receive a generous pension scheme, support for CPD activities, enhanced holiday allowance, plus closure over Christmas, as well as various fringe benefits such as generous family friendly policies, discount at high street shops, cycle to work scheme, travel loans and discounted gym membership among others.
Further information can be found on the job description. If you would like to apply for this amazing opportunity, please click on ‘Apply’ or visit the working at Roehampton pages of our website. If you have any specific questions on the role, please contact the Principal Investigator, Professor Anne Robertson
The University is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and aims to create a culture and environment where students and staff are treated fairly. The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer,
The closing date for completed applications is: 30th April 2023
It is expected that interviews will be held on 11th May 2023
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