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Research Associate in Geology
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-12896

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 12/11/2018

Salary: £32,236 - £39,609 Per Annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Earth & Environmental Sciences

Hours Per Week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2021

School / Directorate: School of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research associate (PDRA) position, working with a team of stratigraphers and geochemists based predominantly within the School of Earth an Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester (UK), with periodic research stays at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Plymouth (UK). The position is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council Grant “Testing the Equable Earth hypothesis” led by Dr Rhodri Jerrett (Manchester) and also supervised by Dr Bart Van Dongen (Manchester) and Dr Sabine Lengger and Prof Gregory Price (Plymouth). The position is fixed term for 36 months with a proposed start date for 1st January 2019.

Application forms and further particulars are available from our website

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality in higher education.  The School holds a Bronze Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff to achieve a good work-life balance.  

We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.  For further information, please visit

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Rhodri Jerrett


General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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