Research Assistant in the Water Programme

School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford

Grade 6: £27,057 – £29,552 p.a

We are seeking a Research Assistant (RA) to work in the Water Programme at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment working across a portfolio of projects globally.

The RA will be expected to be an active and enthusiastic member of the team undertaking primary research in extended field campaigns, lead administrative duties and be member of wider activities, including grant applications. The postholder will be an early career researcher with applied field experience in developing countries, leadership in achieving results, and a strong academic background.

You will have an MSc or equivalent experience in the areas of environmental science, development economics or engineering science. You must have significant field experience in developing countries and be willing to spend 3 – 6 months abroad. The successful applicant must have the ability to write high-quality research outputs in English to tight deadlines and be able to present at conferences as required.

This post is fixed-term for 1 year in the first instance.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 16 January 2015. Interviews will be taking place on Wednesday 21 January 2015.

For more information and how to apply, please see the job details on the Oxford University Recruitment website.

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