Durham University

Department of Geography

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Ref: 3060

(9 February 2009)

The Department of Geography at Durham University wishes to appoint an 18 month full time post-doctoral research associate from 1st April 2009 to work on a collaborative Regional Development Agency (One NorthEast) funded project being undertaken by the University of Durham and the mining company Cleveland Potash Limited. The overall aim of the project is to ascertain the viability of the Boulby mine site in North Yorkshire as a long term experimental laboratory for the geosciences. This project is the pilot project phase of what is envisaged as being a long term initiative to develop the facility. The project is led by Principal Investigators Professor D N Petley and Dr N J Rosser, working in partnership with Cleveland Potash Ltd. The project team consists of three Post-Doctoral Research Assistants, a laboratory technician and a 0.5 FTE secretary. This team will work alongside an existing team, consisting of a full time Post-Doctoral Research Assistant and two PhD students, already working on surface and subsurface geoscience at Boulby.

Salary: Starting at £29,704

Closing Date 27th February 2009