Starting Salary: £22,658 (Grade 5) p.a.
Applications are invited for the above full-time post available on a fixed-term basis for 3 years from April 1st 2019 working on the Natural Environment Research Council funded Artificial Light Impacts on Coastal Ecosystems (ALICE) project in the School of Ocean Sciences (SOS)
SOS is a leading centre of research in the marine sciences, ranking 2nd across the UK for predominantly Ocean Science submissions to the REF. The successful candidate will join the research group of Dr Thomas Davies in a multi-disciplinary community covering the broad spectrum of marine sciences located by the shores of the Menai Strait on the Isle of Anglesey.
Anglesey’s 125 miles of stunning coastline and beaches are home to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and its position on the doorstep of the scenic Snowdonia mountain range provides the perfect environment for a variety of outdoor pursuits including scuba diving, sea kayaking, coasteering, coastal and hill walking and rock climbing.
The ALICE project combines world leading expertise in ecological light pollution, larval biology, marine benthic ecology, tropical marine biology, and optical oceanography from across the UK’s premier marine science research centres to tackle fundamental gaps in our understanding of coastal ecosystem responses to Artificial Light At Night (ALAN).
The post holder will work with Dr Davies, specially appointed research staff, and other SOS staff members to support the delivery of laboratory and field experiments that quantify the impacts of ALAN on the early life history of temperate marine invertebrates, and species interactions. They will be responsible for assisting the delivery of outputs for the ALICE project under the direct supervision of more senior staff by installing, maintaining and operating laboratory and field equipment; assisting with the collection of scientific data from laboratory and field experiments; maintaining the health and welfare of invertebrate adults and larvae kept in controlled environments; ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety regulations; and assisting with sourcing and purchasing items for delivering scientific objectives.
Candidates should be educated to A level in biological or environmental sciences related subjects or possess equivalent experience. A degree in Marine Biology/Zoology, Aquaculture or related subject, or equivalent experience of working in these areas would be beneficial. The successful candidate will be experienced in the husbandry of marine invertebrate adults and larvae in controlled environments, maintaining marine invertebrate breeding programmes and installing, monitoring and/or maintaining seawater quality control systems.
The successful candidate will be expected to commence work no later than 1st May 2019.
Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, jobs.bangor.ac.uk. However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.
On applying, applicants are expected to attach a Cover letter, CV and a description of how they fit the person specification for the post.
For informal enquiries regarding this position, please contact Dr Thomas Davies (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Closing date for applications: 06 March 2019.
Committed To Equal Opportunities
Two funded PhD positions:
1. Achieving flood reduction with natural water retention measures in agricultural catchments.
2. Improving water quality and biodiversity with natural water retention measures in agricultural catchments.
Two PhD positions are available in the field of Natural Water Retention Measures (NWRM), as part of the Environment Protection Agency (Ireland) -funded project SloWaters: a Strategic LOok at natural WAter reTention mEasuReS.
Details here: https://earthandplanetary.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/slowater_ph.ds_.pdf
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Scottish Sea Farms are an internationally recognised farmer of superior quality Scottish salmon. We pride ourselves in providing industry leading and highly personal development paths which build into fulfilling professional careers. If you are committed to developing our industry and are driven to put your strengths to work we would very much like to hear from you.
Our Environment Department is vital role in contributing to regulatory compliance, business growth and sustainability of our operations. The team play a critical role in the delivery of our environmental regulatory workload with the objective of meeting agreed targets.
We are currently looking to enhance our existing Environment Team.
Educated to degree level in scientific or environmental discipline, candidates are expected to have experience in marine survey and monitoring work to meet the requirements of our various regulators. As such, familiarity with the regulatory regimes affecting Scottish aquaculture would be beneficial.
The successful candidates will divide their time between working in the field at our marine farms and our regional production offices. They will enjoy contributing and communicating as part of a team and will be practical, computer literate with excellent oral and written skills. Data analysis and reporting will be an integral part of this role and experience in the use of GIS would be advantageous.
The posts will be based at our offices at South Shian, by Oban or Scalloway, Shetland but will require periods of survey work at our company sites across Argyll, Highland, Orkney and Shetland.
In return we will offer an attractive salary dependant on experience along with pension scheme, life cover, occupational health support, subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme.
A current driving licence is essential.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons; however you must be able to provide documentation of your right to work in the UK.
To apply, please visit the careers page on our website: https://www.scottishseafarms.com/our-people/careers.
Closing date for applications: 15th February 2019
Job Title: GIS Technician
Salary Range: £21,693 pa progressing to £23,866 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Fixed Term Contract, ending on the 31st of March 2020 (with the possibility of extending)
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Corporate GIS unit to support the development and ongoing management of the Hertfordshire County Council Enterprise deployment of the ESRI suite, including application support (desktop and web), web services, spatial datasets and spatial analysis.
The successful candidate should have at least one year of experience in ArcGIS desktop software. They will also have some experience of maintaining geospatial datasets. They will have some knowledge of Ordnance Survey datasets. Ideally, they will have studied GIS or a related subject, to a degree level. They will be able to follow processes and precisely. The will be excellent at communication.
In return, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits including:
Generous pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement
Help with childcare costs
Salary exchange schemes e.g. Annual leave/Car and Season ticket loans/Cycle to work Wellbeing discounts and advice Retail discounts
For an informal discussion on the role please contact Patrick Wray on 01992 556241 or email email@example.com
Closing date: 10th February 2019
Interview date: W/C 18th February 2019
As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.
To apply go to: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/statweb/talentlink/details.aspx?nPostingId=29482&nPostingTargetId=71980&id=QY6FK026203F3VBQBV7V4F6GJ&LG=UK&mask=external