Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Geography and the Environment

Grade 7: Salary in the range £29,541 – £33,230 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher to undertake the modelling of water quantity and quality and the development of future scenarios in a multidisciplinary project as part of the NERC funded ESPA Deltas Project (Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas). As the key researcher on the project, you will be responsible for several areas of work, working closely with Professor Paul Whitehead (lead PI in Oxford) and supported by other experts in the project.

This full-time post is fixed-term for 30 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension, and is available immediately.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in hydrology, scenario analysis, including developing and validating models and code and managing databases, good quantitative skills and programming skills (FORTRAN and working in Windows and UNIX environments), excellent communication skills to support the project team and a willingness to travel.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 17 May 2013. Interviews will be held during the week beginning 27 May 2013.

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