Research Associate

University of Glasgow

Job Goal

To make a number one contribution to a undertaking dedicated to the development of planetary drilling methods, named DEEPER, working with Patrick Harkness and Kevin Worrall. The profitable candidate may even be anticipated to contribute to the formulation and submission of analysis publications and analysis proposals in addition to assist handle and direct this complicated and difficult undertaking as alternatives permit.

Principal Duties and Obligations

1.         Take a number one function within the planning and conduct of assigned analysis individually or collectively in accordance with the undertaking deliverables and undertaking/group/College/Faculty analysis technique.

2.         Doc analysis output together with evaluation and interpretation of all information, sustaining information and databases, drafting technical/progress reviews and papers as acceptable.

3.         Set up and preserve your analysis profile and repute and that of The College of Glasgow/ College/ Analysis Group, together with establishing and sustaining a monitor report of impartial and joint publications of worldwide high quality in excessive profile/high quality refereed journals, enhancing the analysis impression when it comes to financial/societal profit, and gathering indicators of esteem.

4.         Survey the analysis literature and setting, perceive the analysis challenges related to the undertaking & topic space, & develop/implement an acceptable analysis technique.

5.         Presentation of labor at worldwide and nationwide conferences, at inner and exterior seminars, colloquia and workshops to develop and improve our analysis profile.

6.         Take a number one function within the identification of potential funding sources and to help within the improvement of proposals to safe funding from inner and exterior our bodies to help future analysis.

7.         Take a number one function in growing and sustaining collaborations with colleagues throughout the analysis group/College/Faculty/College and wider neighborhood (e.g. Tutorial and Industrial Companions).

8.         Take a number one function in workforce/group conferences/seminars/workshops and College analysis group actions to reinforce the broader data, outputs and tradition of the College/Faculty.

9.         Take the lead within the organisation, supervision, mentoring and coaching of undergraduate and/or postgraduate college students and fewer skilled members of the undertaking workforce to make sure their efficient improvement.

10.     Carry out administrative duties associated to the actions of the analysis group and College, together with Budgets/Expenditure.

11.     Make a number one contribution to Educating actions (e.g. demonstrating and many others) and related admin as assigned by the Head of College and in session with Principal Investigator.

12.     Hold updated with present data and up to date advances within the area/self-discipline.

13.     Interact in private, skilled and profession improvement, to reinforce each specialist and transferable expertise in accordance with desired profession trajectory.

14.     Undertake another cheap duties as required by the Head of College/Director of Analysis Institute.

15.     Contribute to the enhancement of the College’s worldwide profile in step with the College’s Strategic Plan: World Changers Collectively

Information, {Qualifications}, Expertise and Expertise

Information and {Qualifications}


A1 Usually Scottish Credit score and Qualification Framework stage 12 (PhD) or alternatively possess the equal in skilled {qualifications} and expertise, with expertise of private improvement in the same or associated function(s)

A2 A complete and up-to-date data of present points and future instructions inside the wider topic space or topic specialism

A3 Information of house industry-standard technical fashions, gear or methods, together with ECSS-standard documentation.



C1 Confirmed skill to ship high quality outputs in a well timed and environment friendly method

C2 A monitor report of presentation and publication of analysis ends in high quality journals/conferences

C3 Skill to reveal a level of independence as illustrated by identification of undertaking aims from evaluation of the literature, design & evaluation of experiments & drafting of papers.



E1 Enough depth of related analysis expertise, usually together with adequate postdoctoral expertise in a associated area, acceptable to an early profession researcher

E2 Expertise of creating a number one contribution in educational actions

E3 Expertise in endeavor impartial analysis

Time limit:  4 December 2023

Phrases and Circumstances

Wage can be Grade 7, £39,347 – £44,263 every year.

This publish is full time, and has funding for as much as 7 months

As a part of Group UofG you can be a member of a world altering, inclusive neighborhood, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our workforce, you’ll be able to count on:

1 A heat welcoming and fascinating organisational tradition, the place your abilities are developed and nurtured, and success is well known and shared.

2 A wonderful employment bundle with beneficiant phrases and situations together with 41 days of depart for full time workers, pension – pensions handbook, advantages and low cost packages.

3 A versatile method to working.

4 A dedication to help your well being and wellbeing, together with a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new workers becoming a member of the College

We imagine that we will solely attain our full potential by the skills of all. Equality, variety and inclusion are on the coronary heart of our values. Purposes are notably welcome from throughout our communities and specifically individuals from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) neighborhood, and different protected traits who’re under-represented inside the College. Learn extra on how the College promotes and embeds all features of equality and variety inside our neighborhood

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