Environmental Scientist - Ecosystem Services

Medway (GB)
03 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Environmental Scientist (Ecosystem Services)

Agriculture Health and Environment

Location:  Medway campus
Salary:  £37,768 to £46,414
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 23 November 2016
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  1286

Environmental Scientist (Ecosystem Services)
The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich that undertakes research, consultancy and training to support global food security, sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing countries.
NRI wishes to employ an experienced researcher to develop research and teaching in ecosystem services at the interface between agriculture and the environment. The Ecosystem Services Research Group is a multi-disciplinary group focused on the ecological and social interactions that affect the delivery of ecosystem services from and conservation of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. NRI is also growing its undergraduate and post-graduate teaching provision in Environmental Science.
In particular the successful candidate will be expected to:
•        Develop research projects in the area of ecosystem services in temperate or tropical agricultural systems, including life cycle analysis.
•        Identify and pursue research and/or consultancy funding from outside bodies, including research councils, development agencies, business and foundation within and outside the UK
•        Develop and contribute to teaching class and field based courses on ecosystem services and other environmental or ecological topics at postgraduate and undergraduate levels
•        Contributing to NRI’s strategic plan by publishing high-impact research, and contributing research informed quality teaching.
The position may involve short-term overseas travel. For any queries about the nature or requirements of the position please contact Professor Jeremy Haggar
The position may involve short-term overseas travel.

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