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Palaeobotany Research Assistant

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering - School of Biological Sciences - Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £32,982 to £38,205 (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th June 2024
Closes: 24th June 2024
Job Ref: 10668

Full time- 35 hours per week

Fixed term contract- 9 months

The opportunity:

We are looking for a palaeobotany research assistant to lead a project to characterise the evolution of phyllotaxis and rhizotaxy. The project is based in the lab of Dr Sandy Hetherington (The Molecular Palaeobotany and Evolution Group www.ed.ac.uk/biology/groups/hetherington) in the Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences.

The aim for the project is to characterise the evolution of phyllotaxis and rhizotaxy in Early Carboniferous lycopsids from Scotland. This will require creating new 3D reconstructions of fossil plants from historic peel collections using the computer software SPIERS.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • A degree in appropriate biological or geological science.
  • Experience of working with fossil plants.
  • Experience of generating 3D digital reconstructions of plants.
  • Knowledge of the Early Carboniferous flora of Scotland.
  • Passion for plant evolution.
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