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Research Associate
Cardiff School of Biosciences

The appointee will work on the EU-funded MARS project (Managing Aquatic ecosystems and water Resources under multiple Stress), investigating the impact of multiple stressors on stream biodiversity and ecosystem function. Linking with the large on-going Duress programme, scenarios and modelling will explicitly address links between land-use, climate and ecosystem service resilience.

The successful candidate will have a i) relevant PhD (freshwater ecology, landscape ecology, ecosystem function), ii) experience in the analysis of large scale data sets, as well as iii) knowledge of the main GIS and modelling techniques used in landscape ecology. A demonstrable history of scientific publication is essential.

For informal enquiries contact : DuranceI@cardiff.ac.uk ; +44 (0)29 2087 4484 or Ormerod@cardiff.ac.uk +44 (0)29 2087 5871

This is a full-time position, available from 1 November 2014 fixed-term for 1 year.

For full job description and person specification click here

Closing date: Friday 21 November 2014

Research Associate
Cardiff School of Biosciences

The appointee will work on the EU-funded MARS project (Managing Aquatic ecosystems and water Resources under multiple Stress), investigating the impact of multiple stressors on stream biodiversity and ecosystem function.

The successful candidate will have a i)relevant PhD (freshwater ecology, river sciences, ecosystem function), ii) experience in the analysis of large scale data sets including time series analysis, as well as iii) knowledge of the main techniques used in river ecology and ecosystem ecology. A demonstrable history of scientific publication is essential.

For informal enquiries contact : Ormerod@cardiff.ac.uk +44 (0)29 2087 5871 or DuranceI@cardiff.ac.uk ; +44 (0)29 2087 4484

This is a full-time position, available from 1 November 2014 fixed-term for 2 years

For full job description and person specification click here

Closing date: Friday 21 November 2014