Postdoctoral Research Assistant

University of London

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Division of Organic Science
Location:  Egham

£39,233 to £43,866
each year – together with London Allowance
Fastened Time period
Submit Sort:  Full Time
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 03 October 2023
Reference:  0923-419

Full-Time, Fastened-Time period for twenty-four months

Purposes are invited for the put up of Postdoctoral Analysis Assistant within the Division of Organic Sciences.

We’re looking for a 2-year Postdoctoral Analysis Assistant, beginning in January 2024, to affix the analysis group answerable for implementing WildPosh, a European-funded consortium mission that seeks to guage the dangers of publicity of untamed pollinators to pesticides throughout Europe. This mission will contain contributors throughout a number of nations that embody lecturers and trade companions, and is predicted to make main contributions to shaping environmental danger evaluation of plant safety merchandise at EU and nationwide ranges. The postholder shall be based mostly throughout the analysis groups of Professor Mark Brown and Professor Elli Leadbeater, and shall be answerable for growing, reviewing and implementing discipline strategies for assortment of nectar and pollen from a variety of plant species, together with work with dwell bees. They may also handle a community of different laboratories that can carry out matched experiments throughout Europe. The put up is a wonderful alternative for a postdoctoral scientist with a robust curiosity in pollinator conservation and utilized coverage and follow. 

The profitable candidate could have a PhD in a related topic space throughout the Organic Sciences (at or close to completion), and a robust report of publication inside their topic space as acceptable to profession stage. A full clear driving licence that’s legitimate within the UK is important. Expertise of ecological fieldwork is important, as is expertise of labor with flowers or flower-visiting bugs. Data of GIS programs could be a bonus. A report of working with exterior collaborators is fascinating, and proof of sturdy mission administration abilities shall be necessary. We’re looking for a researcher who will contribute actively to our departmental group by participation in analysis exercise, analysis seminars, lab conferences, mentorship initiatives and outreach. The postholder shall be anticipated to be accessible to journey to consortium conferences throughout Europe and worldwide conferences, and should be accessible to finish fieldwork within the SouthEast of England which will contain residential stays away from residence. 

In return we provide a extremely aggressive rewards and advantages bundle together with:

  • Beneficiant annual depart entitlement 
  • Coaching and Growth alternatives
  • Pension Scheme with beneficiant employer contribution 
  • Varied schemes together with Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and assist with the price of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The put up relies in Egham, Surrey the place the College is located in a stupendous, leafy campus close to to Windsor Nice Park and inside commuting distance from London. It isn’t appropriate for hybrid working.

For a casual dialogue in regards to the put up, please contact Mark Brown and Elli Leadbeater ([email protected] ; [email protected] ). Candidates are strongly suggested to get involved earlier than submitting an utility.

For queries on the appliance course of the Human Sources Division could be contacted by electronic mail at: [email protected]  

Please quote the reference: 0923-418

Closing Date:   23:59, twenty ninth September 2023  

Interview Date: Week starting sixteenth October 2023

This place just isn’t eligible for hybrid working.

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