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Senior Research Associate Part time (0.8 FTE) (RA1534)

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Location: ENV - Sch of Environmental Sciences
Job Type: Part-Time
Category: Research & Analogous (RA)
Closing Date: 08/21/2018
Date Posted: 07/20/2018
Reference: RA1534


Faculty of Science
School of Environmental Sciences

Senior Research Associate Part time (0.8 FTE) (RA1534)
Experimental Atmospheric Chemistry and Sea-Ice Biogeochemistry

£32,548 - £38,833 per annum, pro rata

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate to undertake experimental studies of chemical, physical and biological processes related to sea-ice and the overlying atmosphere and underlying water using the highly instrumented Roland von Glasow Air-Sea-Ice-Chamber (RvG-ASIC;

The studies will be undertaken in the context of the Eurochamp-2020 project ( and the UK/German EISPAC (Effects of ice stressors and pollutants on the Arctic marine cryosphere; collaboration. 

The successful candidate will document the work in scientific reports, develop standard operation procedures, write scientific publications for international, peer-reviewed journals and present the work at national and international conferences, and to stakeholders and policymakers. There is scope to adapt or enhance the project in a direction of the SRA's interest.

You must have a minimum of a PhD in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics or equivalent independent research experience, together with evidence of publication(s) accepted in international scientific journals and be able to fulfil all essential elements of the person specification. 

This part time (0.8 FTE) post is available on 1 October 2018 for a fixed term of 26 months but must end no later than 30 November 2020.

Closing date:  21 August 2018.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver


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Contact Name: Prof Jan Kaiser
Telephone: 01603 593393
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