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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA)
Institution: University of the Highlands and Islands
Department: Research
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom
Duties: The PDRA will be responsible for managing the delivery of marine renewable and bio-energy Bryden Centre PhD projects at UHI, ensuring that they are completed effectively and on time. The position will also be expected to develop an area of personal research, and work as part of the UHI team contributing to the production of UHI programme output indicators. Support the delivery of UHI “homed” PhD projects by monitoring individual PhD project activity and liaising with cross-border supervisory teams. Ensure that project monitoring reports are completed. Identify and validate PhD “research, training and equipment” cost requirements, ensuring that such research resources are used in an effective and efficient manner
Requirements: Degree or equivalent experience in a mathematical, physical, earth science or any other relevant discipline, with clear evidence of strong numeric ability. A post graduate qualification, or equivalent, in a branch of aquatic or earth sciences, or any other relevant discipline; ideally in physical oceanography. Record of computational and mathematical modelling, analysis of data using appropriate software tools e.g. Excel, Matlab. Proficient in basic report writing. Experience of research data acquisition, processing, data quality control, and scientific programming
   
Text: Current students Staff Alumni University of the Highlands and Islands Courses Study with us Campuses Research Business Vacancies Further information - partner vacancies Further information - students and graduates Further information - university vacancies Home › Staff › Vacancies › Postdoctoral Research Associate: The Bryden Centre The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure. To support our work we are recruiting to the following role : Postdoctoral Research Associate: The Bryden Centre Salary range £29,896 - £34,657 per annum Duration Fixed term until December 2021 Working hours 35 hours per week Location Negotiable within the UHI Partnership Closing Date Sunday 27 May 2018 The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure. UHI are partners in The Bryden Centre PhD Programme for Advanced Marine and Bio-Energy Research - an exciting and innovative €9.7m cross-border collaborative research centre for renewable energy projects, focused around delivering 34 PhD studentships across the marine and bio-energy disciplines, supporting industry-led applied/pre-commercial work. The Bryden Centre is funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA programme, and managed by the SEUPB (Special EU Programmes Body). It brings together a number of cross-border partners from the West of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland; regions who share challenges and opportunities around renewable energy development, and contain partner institutions with the capacity to deliver high-quality research that can impact economic development across the geography . To support UHI’s work within The Bryden Centre, we are recruiting a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA). The role will be responsible for managing the delivery of marine and bio-energy Bryden Centre projects at UHI, ensuring that they are completed effectively and on time. The position will also be expected to develop an area of personal research, likely in a mathematical, physical or earth science discipline, and work as part of the UHI team contributing to the production of UHI programme output indicators. The location for the position can be flexible across participating UHI partnership locations, reflecting in part the research interests of the successful candidate. Interviews will be held on a date yet to be confirmed, in Inverness. Job description Person specification Further information Terms and conditions Guidance notes for candidates Summary of terms and conditions of employment Apply online If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at personnel@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 279239. About News and events Vacancies Give to UHI Freedom of information Cookies Contact us The University of the Highlands and Islands comprises 13 colleges and research institutions. Argyll College UHI Highland Theological College UHI Inverness College UHI Lews Castle College UHI Moray College UHI NAFC Marine Centre UHI North Highland College UHI Orkney College UHI Perth College UHI Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI Shetland College UHI West Highland College UHI Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Flickr LinkedIn © University of the Highlands and Islands Registered office: 12b Ness Walk, Inverness, Scotland, IV3 5SQ Email: eo@uhi.ac.uk * Calls to our 0845 272 3600 number cost up to 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI, their Gaelic equivalents and the mountains and water device are all trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Limited company registered in Scotland No. 148203. Registered Scottish Charity No. SC022228, VAT No. 663990005. A Millennium Commission lottery project. - -
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