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Geospatial Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Salary: Grade 7: 30,434 - 37,394 p.a.

The postholder will be a member of the Long-term Ecology and Resource Management research group in Zoology and part of the OMPORS programme (Oxford Martin Programme on Resource Stewardship) with responsibility for carrying out research for a discrete area of a large project to develop a web-based trading platform for ecosystem service assessments.

You will be expected to work on an existing web engine tool (LEFT) that computes spatially explicit biodiversity parameters (i.e. richness, connectivity, resilience, vulnerability) over any place on Earth (excluding Antarctica) using large biodiversity and biophysical global databases and a suite of algorithms and modelling approaches.

The successful candidate will form part of a team to build additional layers to the web-based tool that will provide spatially explicit information on the ecosystem service of water flow regulation, and patterns of freshwater biodiversity.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience.

This a fixed-term position for 1 year based in the Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 19 January 2015 will be considered. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement.

  • Apply now (Closing date: Noon, 19 January 2015)

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