Staff Vacancies

 

Part-time Trans Kalahari Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Salary: Grade 7: 30,738 - 37,768 p.a. (pro rata)

A part-time Trans Kalahari Postdoctoral Research Assistant is required for WildCRU’s Trans-Kalahari Predator Project for a fixed-term of 1 year, with potential extension to 3 years, with a view to start in March 2016.


This post will oversee and contribute to all aspects of the project including a variety of survey techniques and analyses relevant to carnivore conservation. The successful candidate should have a relevant PhD, proven experience of running a field project on carnivore research in Africa and strong communication skills. The ability to represent the project and to present scientific findings to a wide audience is a key element of this role. The post requires a high level of fitness and the ability to work effectively under challenging field conditions.


All applications are to be made online before 12.00 noon on Friday 19 February 2016.

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Part-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Automated Assessment of Animal Welfare

Salary: Grade 7: 30,738 - 37,768 p.a. (pro rata)

A joint team from Zoology and Engineering Science is looking for a part-time (2 days a week) Postdoctoral Research Assistant for 15 months to help with the commercialisation of an automated camera/computer system for assessing poultry welfare.


The person appointed will be expected to help with commercial trials of the system, to drive to farms and install equipment in chicken houses, to advise and debrief farmers on its use, to download data and to assist with analysis. He/she will also be expected to attend team meetings to report on trial progress. The successful candidate must hold a driving licence as they will be required to drive to farms which can be over 3 hours away from Oxford. The person appointed must have experience with running computer hardware and be willing to work in a difficult (farm) environment. They must also be able to communicate with farmers and with other team members. Postdoctoral experience of working with animals in the field is essential.


All applications are to be made online before 12.00 noon on Monday 22 February 2016.

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