|Salary:||£35,505 to £39,938 p.a. pro rata|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||9th June 2023|
Location: Brackenhurst Campus
Fixed Term Contract - 12 Months
About the Role
The Department of Environment at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has a fulltime Research Fellow post available for 12 months. The principal purpose of the post will be to develop research outputs, the attraction of research income, and progress towards the establishment of an international research profile in the field in Sustainable Agriculture and Vertical Farming. We are looking for an exceptional individual with vision and enthusiasm and a proven track record of research in computational intelligence related areas. Applications are welcome from across the spectrum of Plant and Crop Science, Sustainable Agriculture or Functional Food. As a successful applicant, you will contribute to the existing strength of the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (SAFS) research group within the School of Animal Rural and Environmental Sciences.
The successful candidate will assist Professor Chungui Lu, Head of the SAFS research group, to manage some of the ongoing research projects. The SAFS group has made significant contributions to the application of Innovative techniques (Smart Vertical Farming, LED lighting) for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.
The post holder will be organised with excellent communication skills and will be able to work effectively within a team of researchers.
An honours PhD degree in the field of plant and crop biology or equivalent experience is required. Having a Postdoctoral experience in a relevant field is desirable.
Interview Date: 20th June 2023
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position that the online information does not cover, then please contact: Prof Chungui Lu, via email@example.com.
Doing it Right
NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.
This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.
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Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.
Please note that is role us exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and successful applicants are required to declare all unspent conditional cautions and convictions, and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).
Nottingham Trent University is committed to safer recruitment practices. This appointment is subject to an enhanced reference and a standard or enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) being obtained and any other statutory checks required for this post.
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