Research Associate

Location
Perth, Perth and Kinross
Salary
Support Scale G, £29,002 - £32,030 per annum
Posted
11 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Subject Area
Geography
Job Level
Lecturer, Tutor
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

This position is a fixed term contract: 25 January 2021 to 13 January 2023

The Centre for Mountain Studies is based in Perth, at Perth College UHI, one of the largest academic partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands. We are looking for a Research Associate, who will play a key role in the Centre, working on all aspects of project development and implementation, including the ongoing Scientific Tourism (SCITOUR) project, and teaching on the online MSc in Sustainable Mountain Development.

To succeed in this exciting role, you will have undertaken PhD research in a relevant discipline and be able to demonstrate research competence. We are looking for someone who will contribute to, develop and submit successful proposals for research and consulting project opportunities to generate external income. Excellent communications skills and a strong interest in knowledge exchange are also important.

You will represent the Centre to both internal and external stakeholders, as well as supervising postgraduate students.

Your place of work will be Perth College UHI but during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic you will be working from home.

This post undertakes regulated work with children and a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check is required. A check will be made against the list of those barred from working with children.

Closing date: 12 noon 27 November 2020

Interviews will be held online on 10 December 2020

Please apply via the link.