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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

The Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to contribute to and lead aspects of the research on the Dynamics of African Ecosystem project, the aim of which is to develop a mechanistic general ecosystem model that can be applied at fine scales to understand the impact of land use, climate and bushmeat hunting on the structure of African ecosystems. The role holder will be expected to undertake the development of an existing general ecosystem model, to apply the model to understand changes in ecosystems, and to write up this research for publication in international, peer-reviewed journals.

Candidates must have proven computer coding skills, including writing automated scripts. Knowledge of C# computer-coding language and experience of source control of computer code are desirable. The post holder must demonstrate excellent written & verbal communication skills and the ability to present complex information effectively to a range of audiences.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Mr. Chris Langridge at c.langridge@ucl.ac.uk.

This post is funded until 31 May 2019 the first instance and is available from January 2017

Deadline for applications: 23:59, 21st December 2016

Please apply via the UCL online recruitment system:

Further particulars and a person specification can be downloaded from the above link or via Jobs.ac.uk