[MARMAM] 3 Postdoctoral Fellowships at University of Exeter, UK

Godley, Brendan B.J.Godley at exeter.ac.uk
Thu Jan 26 09:06:16 PST 2012

Dear Colleagues

We are pleased to announce that we are currently recruiting 3 postdoctoral fellows at the University of Exeter to focus on a range of projects related to marine vertebrates. Please be so kind as to cascade to your contacts.

Positions are currently advertised on findapostdoc.com

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University of Exeter
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Centre for Ecology and Conservation, Cornwall Campus
Associate Research Fellow in Marine Vertebrate Ecology (Ref. P42975)
Salary: £24,520 - £26,779 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
Fixed term contract for 18 months

The College wishes to recruit up to three Associate Research Fellows to support the work of Professor Brendan Godley, Dr Annette Broderick and Dr Matthew Witt in the UK and overseas. These positions are funded by the Darwin Initiative, EU FP7 and NERC are available immediately for 18 months. Research topics include Marine Renewable Energy, Fisheries Bycatch, Marine Acoustics, Satellite tracking, Spatial Ecology and Conservation.

The posts require a broad range of research and project management skills. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. The successful applicants will be either experienced marine vertebrate or spatial ecologists. All candidates should have a strong track record of publishing in peer reviewed literature.

For further information please contact Dr. Matthew Witt, e-mail m.j.witt at exeter.ac.uk. To apply, Please send your CV and covering letter with the contact details of three referees, to Dr. Witt, quoting the job reference P42975.

The closing date for completed applications is 15 February 2012. Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 27th February 2012.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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Prof. Brendan J. Godley
Chair in Conservation Science
Centre for Ecology & Conservation
School of Biosciences
University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
TR10 9EZ, UK
Tel: +44 1326 371 861

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