Associate Research Fellow in Marine Vertebrate Ecology

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 include 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, email m.j.witt@exeter.ac.uk.

To view further details and apply online please click here, alternatively, please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees to Dr. Witt, e-mail m.j.witt@exeter.ac.uk quoting the job reference R10972/P42975 in any correspondence.

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.

University of Exeter – Centre for Ecology and Conservation, Cornwall Campus
Reference: R10972/P42975

Salary: £24,520 – £26,779 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Limit of tenure: Fixed term contract for 18 months

Closing date: 15 February 2012.

Interviews expected: 27 February 2012.