Patience Cowie Research Fellow

University of Edinburgh

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Persistence Cowie Analysis Fellow


College of Edinburgh

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Job Description:UE07 £37,099 to £44,263 every year (A revised wage vary for this grade of £39,347 to £46,974 is deliberate to take impact from Spring 2024)College of GeosciencesContract Kind – Fastened Time period – 36 MonthsFull Time – 35 Hours Per WeekThe AlternativeThe College of GeoSciences on the College of Edinburgh is happy to ask functions for 2 2024 Persistence Cowie Fellowships. The Fellowships are fastened time period for 36 months.We welcome functions from all certified candidates, and want to notably encourage functions from under-represented backgrounds of their analysis space, e.g., gender, ethnicity, incapacity, deprived circumstances, and many others. The candidate ought to have accomplished a PhD within the fields and disciplines represented by the institutes in our College ( ), or in one other related subject, and will be capable of reveal the potential for unbiased analysis and a future educational profession. The Fellowship goals to offer a supportive and collegial setting for early-career researchers, together with mentorship and profession improvement assist that enables them to develop their analysis (e.g. publications from each present analysis and new, unbiased analysis within the candidate’s space of curiosity). The Fellowship will assist the candidate in getting ready themselves for submissions to main exterior fellowship schemes and future unbiased roles in academia and past.Whereas open to all of the fields and disciplines lined in our College, the Persistence Cowie Fellowships honour the reminiscence of Professor Persistence Anne Cowie (27 January 1964 – 7 April 2020), who championed ladies in science and variety within the college of GeoSciences. Persistence Cowie was a Professor of Geodynamics on the College of Edinburgh earlier than transferring to College of Bergen as Professor of Earth System Dynamics. She performed seminal work on the expansion and propagation of faults and developed new approaches to quantify the interplay between faulting and panorama evolution in time and house. She was awarded the 2016 Geological Society of London Coke medal), the place her quotation contains: “Persistence Cowie, you might be an inspirational and far-sighted geoscientist, who has revolutionized our understanding of the expansion and interplay of faults”. She was one of many first feminine professors within the College of GeoSciences and a champion and enthusiastic supporter for feminine researchers. ( )This publish is full-time (35 hours per week), nevertheless, we’re open to contemplating part-time or versatile working patterns. We’re additionally open to contemplating requests for hybrid working (on a non-contractual foundation) that mixes a mixture of distant and common on-campus working.When making use of, it’s important that you simply connect the next 4 paperwork: * 1-2 web page cowl letter that should embody a brief description of how you are feeling you’ll enhance the variety of researcher neighborhood and setting within the College particularly for the Persistence Fellowship (which is for early-career postdoctoral researchers from under-represented backgrounds), in addition to how you have got and would plan to think about and contribute to EDI in your work. The overlaying letter must also state the Analysis Institute that you’d want to be related to, and, if attainable, counsel a analysis group you wish to be a part of

  • A curriculum vitae, together with: profession/employment historical past and particulars of any profession breaks, specifying the period of any breaks in months; a abstract of formal coaching and {qualifications}; related expertise and proof of recognition akin to prizes and memberships {of professional} our bodies, proof of contributions to the broader analysis neighborhood and an inventory of publications/outputs. Please prohibit the entire size of the CV and outputs checklist to a most of two pages of A4. Candidates are additionally welcome to make use of the Resume for Researchers format right here:

however this isn’t a compulsory requirement. * Full publication checklist, briefly figuring out your position in multi-author publications

  • A 3-page define of your analysis programme, together with: a analysis plan which highlights novelty and uniqueness; particulars of any deliberate actions to maximise collaboration, partnership and information change; and identifies attainable funding streams for analysis fellowships to pursue in the course of the period of the fellowship scheme.

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  • A aggressive wage of (£37,099-£44,263)
  • An thrilling, optimistic, inventive, difficult and rewarding place to work.
  • To be a part of a various and vibrant worldwide neighborhood
  • Complete Workers Advantages, akin to a beneficiant vacation entitlement, an outlined advantages pension scheme, employees reductions, family-friendly initiatives, and versatile work choices. Try the total checklist on our

(opens in a brand new tab) and use our reward calculator to find the entire worth of your pay and advantagesChampioning equality, variety and inclusionThe College of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our dedication to advance gender equality in increased training. We’re members of the Race Equality Constitution and we’re additionally Stonewall Scotland Variety Champions, actively selling LGBT equality.Previous to any employment commencing with the College you can be required to proof your proper to work within the UK. Additional info is offered on our (opens new browser tab)The College is ready to sponsor the employment of worldwide employees on this position. If profitable, a global applicant requiring sponsorship to work within the UK might want to fulfill the UK Residence Workplace’s English Language necessities and apply for and safe a Expert Employee Visa.Key dates to noticeThe cut-off date for functions is 9 Might 2024Until acknowledged in any other case the closing time for functions is 11:59pm GMT. If you’re making use of exterior the UK the closing time on our adverts robotically adjusts to your browsers native time zone.Interviews will likely be held as quickly as attainable after advert cut-off date.About Us: As a world-leading research-intensive College, we’re right here to handle tomorrow’s biggest challenges. Between now and 2030 we are going to do this with a values-led method to educating, analysis and innovation, and thru the energy of {our relationships}, each regionally and globally.In regards to the Group:The College of GeoSciences explores the components and forces that form our world. The College goals to know the world by basic curiosity-driven analysis and to assist prescient decision-making at particular person to world scales. We undertake world-leading analysis; supply new methods of understanding pure and social drivers of change; present inter-and trans-disciplinary options; and work in partnership to enhance livelihoods and discover methods to handle the setting which are each sustainable and socially equitable.With over 500 lecturers, researchers and analysis college students, we’re the most important and most profitable interdisciplinary grouping of geoscientists and geographers within the UK. Analysis exercise is coordinated inside three fundamental Analysis Institutes – International Change, Earth and Planetary Science, and Geography and the Lived Surroundings – and inside smaller analysis groupings that attain throughout and past the College.A particular function of the College is the mixture of educational energy, mental breadth and societal relevance. Our interdisciplinary analysis and educating builds on established core disciplines (ecology, environmental sciences, geography, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography) to offer quite a lot of approaches to understanding the world (together with, for instance, system-scale modelling, course of research and the event of city and social idea). The College’s analysis covers basic ‘blue-skies’ questions, in addition to having software to key societal challenges together with inequality and vulnerability; city precarity; nature and cultural that means; improvement and sustainability; local weather and environmental change; vitality, meals and water safety; well being and wellbeing; pure sources; and pure hazards.The College holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our dedication to gender equality in increased training. Our goal is to recognise and worth variety in our employees and college students, and to assist versatile and family-friendly working.Extra particulars concerning the College is offered from

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£37099 – 44263 per 12 months


Edinburgh – Midlothian

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Sat, 30 Mar 2024 08:23:34 GMT

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