Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow - Life Sciences

London (GB)
09 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow

Full time

Department: Life Sciences
Salary:  £30,816 to £35,135 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
The Department of Life Sciences wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow for 18 months to work with Dr Harry Marshall on a project contributing the global eradication of Guinea worm, on a programme led by The Carter Center, USA.  
The project involves investigating the ecology and behaviour of olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Ethiopia and identifying potential Guinea worm transmission pathways between the baboons, and human and dog populations. The role will involve the analysis of baboon GPS, social behaviour and stable isotope data and preparing the results of these analyses for publication. It will also involve laboratory preparation of samples and some work in Ethiopia. 
For informal enquiries please contact Dr Harry Marshall,
This is an exciting time for the University; our new £35m state-of-the art library has just opened and we are continuing to develop a number of external partnerships across the globe.
We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas. ‘In the Complete University Guide 2018, Roehampton is the highest-ranked modern university in London. Modern, or new, universities are defined as those granted university status post-1992. Complete University Guide does not itself define modern universities and does not produce a separate league table in which these are ranked.’ 
The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of southwest London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working. 
To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: Thursday 15 March 2018

It is expected that interviews will be held on: w/c 19 or 26 March 2018 
The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer. 

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