Research Fellow (Modelling Climate Impacts on Water Quality)

University of Sussex
Brighton, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Fellowship
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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School/department: School of Global Studies / Geography
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed term for 2 years   
Salary: Starting at £33,199 and rising to £39,609 per annum  
Closing date: 19 August 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: 01 October 2019

Job description

Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship to work with Professor Joseph Alcamo on an interdisciplinary project funded by the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP), a collaborative initiative by the University of Sussex and Institute of Development Studies to develop an international programme in sustainability research. The project is entitled “Modelling the impacts of climate change on water quality”. The objective of the project is to use an existing global water quality model to analyse the impacts of climate change on water quality in rivers. More about the project is given by following the "apply" link.

For this position, the University of Sussex is looking for a PhD or Masters with solid experience in quantitative analysis (modelling, statistics, informatics, applied mathematics, other). An educational background and/or experience in environmental themes would be welcome, but is not required.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic early career scientist. You will be based in the School of Global Studies and will interact with a community of dynamic young scientists working under the umbrella of the SSRP.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Alcamo (joseph.alcamo@sussex.ac.uk).

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to globalstudiesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.