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Research Associate NERC Digital Solutions Hub ( 4 posts)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-017964

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 10/01/2022

Salary: £33,309 to £35,326 per annum (Depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: -

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: fixed term for 4 years

School / Directorate: School of Environment, Education and Development

The University of Manchester has an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, experienced individuals to join a new project team helping to coordinate and support the £7m NERC funded Digital Solutions Programme. 

We are looking to appoint four post-doctoral researchers with backgrounds in the areas of environmental data services and decision support systems with experience of working across multi-disciplinary networks.  You will be working with a mixture of academics, other post-doctoral researchers, software engineers and a broad user community and working closely with the Programme leader, Professor Richard Kingston.  When we are fully up and running the team will consist of a further 8 academics, a project manager plus 14 research and software development staff directly employed by the programme.

The University invites applications for the above post which is tenable from February 2022.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered           

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Richard Kingston


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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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