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Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK: The North Highland College UHI is at the heart of the community, providing an ideal platform for learning and progressing into work. Our learning and research centres are spread across the Highlands, offering courses ranging from Access, SVQ and NC level, right up to post-graduate and PHD level.

Whether your learning journey begins with a programme easing you back into education, or with a vocational scholarship to carry out some taster research work, we hope you choose to begin that journey with us. Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

Lead Scientist (ERI)

The Environmental Research Institute (ERI) is a distinctive research centre situated in the town of Thurso in the northern Highlands of Scotland. It is part of the North Highland College, one of the partners in the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI); Scotland’s newest and most unique University. The ERI has a rapidly evolving research profile and provides a high quality, vibrant research environment.

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

The ERI has a rapidly evolving research profile and provides a high quality, vibrant research environment. It has unrivalled access to some outstanding natural environments including the dynamic Pentland Firth waters, which lie between Caithness and Orkney in northern Scotland, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the North Sea.

As part of our commitment to developing our international research profile, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated scientist to lead our activity in ‘Renewable Energy and the Environment’ and to contribute to the ERI’s research portfolio and strategy.

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

Applications are sought from motivated candidates with a demonstrable expertise and proven track record of research in any area of science related to ‘Renewable Energy and the Environment’, for example:

  • Marine spatial ecology and / or ecosystem dynamics
  • Marine energy resource assessment (including field, modelling and remote sensing approaches to understanding wave and tidal energy resources)
  • Coastal physical oceanography (particularly tides and waves)
  • Marine bio-physical interactions
  • Fisheries and fish ecology (especially migratory species)
  • Novel technologies
  • Device-environment interaction
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Appointment will be made to the grade of Senior Research Fellow (£38,515 – £45,960 depending on experience and track record). You will be entitled to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 28th April 2017

Further details on this exciting opportunity are available at:

www.eri.ac.uk/category/job-vacancies/

Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Castle Street, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7JD Scotland

T: 01847 889589

W: www.eri.ac.uk

E: eri-info@uhi.ac.uk

Environmental Science Lead Scientist Job Opportunity @ North Highland UHI UK

View Original Notification: https://www.northhighland.uhi.ac.uk/staff/vacancies/lead-scientist-eri

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