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Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Department of Land Economy wishes to appoint a 0.8 full time equivalent Research Associate for 6 months to assist on two projects, Vaccinating the Nexus (VTN) and Water Energy Food Web (WEFWEBS), funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The starting date for the position is December 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointed person will participate in the research of the Department of Land Economy in Cambridge and contribute to the organization of research and dissemination activities. The tasks of the role holder will include undertaking research administration, collecting data, analysing data and co-writing papers intended for submission to peer reviewed journals.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 6 months in the first instance.

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If you have any general enquiries regarding the role, please contact Dr Shaun Larcom at

Please quote reference JP13391 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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