|Salary:||£36,333 per annum|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||28th April 2023|
School of Life Sciences
There has never been a more exciting time to study the science of biology, whether your interest is in human, animal or plant life. As one of the University’s largest departments, we’re renowned for our high levels of student satisfaction on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Like our students, our staff are passionate about science and have travelled from all over the world to be at Essex. Our founding principle of research-led teaching is central to our ethos, giving you the opportunity to develop an enquiring research mind set while you gain practical laboratory skills and field techniques in our first class facilities.
The School of Life Sciences at The University of Essex is recruiting a senior research officer for 6 months to work on a project entitled “Assessing the environmental benefits of tree-planting projects in schools and their educational value”, with the Supervisory Team: Prof Terry McGenity, Prof Corinne Whitby, Dr Rob Ferguson and Dr Dave Clark. The project is a collaboration between the University of Essex, Colchester Borough Council, Unity Primary School (Greenstead), Earthwatch, and the funding body, Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (SNEE ICS).
Duties of the post
To deliver the objectives defined by the SNEE ICS grant and research project “Assessing the environmental benefits of tree-planting projects in schools and their educational value”, specifically to perform research and develop outreach activities for school children, associated with a tree-planting project.
Skills and qualifications required
The successful candidate will hold a relevant doctoral level degree in environmental sciences, or equivalent professional experience or practice.
A full list of duties can be found within the job pack attached.
As part of the process and to be successful you will be required to demonstrate how you your research has been impactful within and beyond the academic sphere, recognising the importance of this and the effect it will have on the University.
The University of Essex is a campus based University and all academic appointments are made with the expectation that you will be present on campus to fulfil the requirements of your position. At the time of a job offer, the possibility of hybrid working, will be discussed and considered on an individual basis, but you will be required to be based within the UK.
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