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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Marine Biological Association of the UK

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £30,487 to £41,732 G3/G4 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th May 2024
Closes: 9th June 2024
Job Ref: 0524PDRSDS

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Contract type: Fixed Term ending 30 September 2026

Location: Plymouth

Hours: 37 hours per week 

The role

A new opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join a large, dynamic team to undertake high-quality research to meet scientific objectives of the OCEAN DEOXYFISH project (Ocean deoxygenation effects on threatened top predators: New understanding and predictions from novel bio-logging instruments and data), funded by a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant award to Prof David Sims, an MBA (Marine Biological Association) Senior Research Fellow.

The Postdoctoral Researcher role will be to lead research objectives in the area of shark movement ecology in deoxygenating environments, principally the accessing, management and analysis of large bio-logging and oceanographic datasets to assess effects of changing environment and anthropogenic threats on shark behaviour and space use. The role will design and lead the preparation, data assembly, analysis and writing of scientific publications in leading journals. The role would suit an experienced marine ecological data scientist.

The role offers the opportunity to work on a high-profile international project under the guidance of a leading research team from six countries and linking with the Global Shark Movement Project (www.globalsharkmovement.org). The role will be based at the iconic MBA Laboratory in Plymouth, UK, with the potential for participation in fieldwork in the UK and overseas.

Salary and benefits

  • Salary based on experience
  • 30 days annual leave plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • 3 Privilege Days given by the MBA (used during festive closure week) alongside the Bank Holidays.
  • Pension scheme – the MBA will contribute 10% of basic salary into a defined contribution scheme with staff making a 3% minimum contribution. The MBA will match additional employee contributions up to an additional 5%.
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements
  • On site canteen with free tea and coffee
  • 20-minute paid morning break
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electronic vehicle lease scheme
  • Low cost bookable parking on site

Key responsibilities and skills – see Job Description

Equal Opportunities

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates and seeks talented people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives in order to enhance all that we do. 

How to apply

To apply please send a covering letter and CV with details of 2 referees via the 'Apply' button above, quoting reference 0524PDRSDS, one of which must be your current employer. References will not be sought in advance. Your covering letter should outline your previous and most relevant experience and explain why you are right for the role.  You must state your eligibility to live and work in the UK. 

For further information, please contact Prof David Sims email dws@mba.ac.uk 

Interviews will take please the week of 17 June 2024

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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