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Position: Research Fellow in Neogene Planktonic Foraminifera
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Earth Sciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The position is part of the NERC-funded project 'Does developmental plasticity influence speciation? (PISTON)' and will examine Miocene to Recent planktonic forminiferal evolution and palaeoecology through trace element/Ca and oxygen and carbon isotope signatures and determine gradients through the water column across speciation events
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD, or thesis submitted subject to examination, in a relevant branch of the geosciences or biosciences. Established expertise and a proven portfolio of research in the identification of multiple species of Neogene and/or Recent planktonic foraminifera is essential
   
Text: Research Fellow in Neogene Planktonic Foraminifera, - Ref:1789623 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Earth Sciences Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking to appoint a research fellow position in planktonic foraminiferal taxonomy, to be held at the Department of Earth Sciences at UCL. The position is part of the NERC-funded project 'Does developmental plasticity influence speciation? (PISTON)' and will examine Miocene to Recent planktonic forminiferal evolution and palaeoecology through trace element/Ca and oxygen and carbon isotope signatures and determine gradients through the water column across speciation events. The post is funded for 24 months in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD, or thesis submitted subject to examination, in a relevant branch of the geosciences or biosciences. Established expertise and a proven portfolio of research in the identification of multiple species of Neogene and/or Recent planktonic foraminifera is essential. Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the PhD award date. If the PhD has not yet been granted, the final accepted version of the thesis must have been submitted to the degree-granting university by the start date. Further Details A job description and person specification for the post can be accessed at the link at bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Prof. Bridget Wade (email: b.wade @ucl.ac.uk ). For enquiries about the application procedure please contact Leisa Clemente (email: l.clemente@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 14 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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