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Salary on appointment will be £37,099 per annum with an annual increment up to £44,263 per annum.
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03 Jun 2024

About the Role:

Faculty of Science
School of Environmental Sciences  

Senior Research Associate (Full-time, fixed term for 12 months)
Ref: RA2204

Starting salary from £37,099 per annum, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £44,263 per annum.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Research Associate to join the School of Environmental Sciences to conduct studies on marine carbonate chemistry as part of the BIO-Carbon CHALKY (Coccolithophore controls on ocean alkalinity) project.
 
As a Senior Research Associate, you will be associated with a particular project and will contribute ideas and/or enhancement of techniques or methodologies. You will analyse and interpret data, write up results and present information on research progress and outcomes. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to grant applications and may be involved in the supervision of researchers and teaching of students within the School.

You will have a PhD level research degree in Chemical Oceanography, equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant research area. You will also have experience of independent research, have publications in respected journals or equivalent within the field and be able to work in a proactive and results driven manner in a high paced environment. You will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret data and work effectively as part of a team. Advanced skills in carbonate chemistry analysis and air-sea CO2 flux quantification directly related to the research project and experience in teaching small classes/overseeing practical classes would be advantageous.

The post is available from 1 August 2024 on a full-time basis for a fixed term period of 12 months.

UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.

 

Benefits include:

  • 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time).
  • Family and Work-life balance policies including hybrid working and considerable maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and adoption leave.
  • Generous pension scheme with life cover for dependants, plus incapacity cover.
  • Health and Wellbeing: discounted access to Sportspark facilities, relaxation rooms, 320 acres of rolling parkland, wellbeing walks, Wellbeing Ambassador network, medical centre, Occupational Health and a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Campus Facilities: Sportspark, library, nursery, supermarket, post office, bars and catering outlets.
  • Exclusive shopping discounts to help cut the cost of household bills, childcare salary sacrifice scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and public transport discounts.
  • Personal Development: unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning courses, specialist advice and training from our Organisational Development and Professional Learning Team.

Closing date: 3 June 2024

The University holds an Athena Swan Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality.

Further Information

For further information, including the Job Description and Person Specification, please see the attached Candidate Brochure.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Dorothee Bakker via email ([email protected]) or by telephone 01603 592648.


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