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University of Glasgow

College of Science and Engineering


Post-Doctoral Research Associate / Fellow

Ref: 000806

Salary: Grade 7 £31,798 - £35,788 / Grade 8; £39,107 – £45,336 per annum

NERC Cosmogenic Isotope Analysis Facility (CIAF) based at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC)

The NERC CIAF hosted by SUERC seeks to appoint a post-doctoral scientist at either Associate (Grade 7) of Fellow (Grade 8) level. The successful candidate will join a team of 2 scientists and 2 technicians reporting to the SUERC Director of Research as Head of Facility. Overseen by an external Steering Committee appointed by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the CIAF delivers sample preparation and accelerator mass spectrometer measurements of the cosmogenic nuclides 10Be, 26Al and 36Cl in applications in the Earth and Environmental Sciences. Educated to Ph.D. level, the successful candidate will have experience of samples preparation for isotope geochemistry; ideally, but not necessarily, in CIA. Strong interpersonal skills, an enthusiasm to engage with a diverse user-community and the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects are essential to a successful role within the CIAF. Further details of the Facility are available at

SUERC is a research facility operated jointly by the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh and the successful candidate will be an employee of the University of Glasgow.

This appointment has funding for 3 years in the first instance.

Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to Professor Rob Ellam the SUERC Director of Research by e-mail ([log in to unmask]) or telephone (+ 44 (0) 1355 270130.

Apply online at

Closing date: 30th November 2011.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.


Ángel Rodés
NERC Cosmogenic Isotope Analysis Facility
Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
Scottish Enterprise Tech. Park
East Kilbride G75 0QF
United Kingdom
Tel.: +44-1355-270161
Fax: +44-1355-229898
Email: [log in to unmask]