|£37,099 – £41,732 (Grade I) OR £41,732 - £46,974 per annum depending on experience
|5th December 2023
|3rd January 2024
You will join a rapidly growing team focused on Environmental Mineralogy and Geomicrobiology within the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol. Using a suite of analytical methods (e.g. Moessbauer, electron microscopy etc.) you will undertake cutting edge research to develop fundamental understanding of how bacteria access mixed valence iron minerals biogeobatteries in the environment for energy and respiration.
What will you be doing?
You should apply if
Demonstrated experience in microbial cultivation. Familiar and comfortable working with quantitative techniques (e.g., UV/Vis spectrophotometry, ICP-OES or equivalent) as well as firm understanding of analytical techniques (e.g. XRD, Moessbauer spectroscopy, Raman, FTIR or similar). You will be working in a shared biogeochemistry laboratories and will need excellent organisational skills, with the ability to deal with and prioritise a range of ongoing tasks. You will need to be able to review as well as advise on complex procedures and consistently maintain a high level of accuracy and precision in all areas of work. You should have a PhD in geomicrobiology/geochemistry or related subject or working towards one.
This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 3 January 2024.
Interviews are anticipated to be held on w/c 15/01/2024.
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