ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Glasgow
RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Electronic engineering
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE08/02/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
HOURS PER WEEK35
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER813680
University of Glasgow, School of Engineering.
An exciting Opportunity has arisen at the University of Glasgow, To carry out research relevant to the research project Innovative Network for Training in wAter and Food QUality monitoring using Autonomous SENSors and IntelligEnt Data Gathering and Analysis (AQUASENCE). In particular the research involves the development of autonomous flexible and disposable sensors for monitoring turbidity, pressure, ammonia and urea etc in water bodies.
Researchers will receive an additional mobility allowance and, depending on personal circumstances, a family allowance.
This post is fixed term for 3 years and there are 2 posts available.
Salary: Approx. £35,000 - £40,000 per annum*
New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
According to the regulations for mobility within the Marie Curie programme, the researcher must not have carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of his/her host organisation (in this case, the United Kingdom) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to recruitment.
The researcher should not have obtained a PhD degree and should not have more than 4 year full-time or equivalent research experience since obtaining the degree which makes them eligible for starting the PhD degree.
All candidates are advised to visit the following website to obtain further details of the eligibility requirements for Marie Curie initiatives, see particularly page 8 to assess your criteria before making an application: - http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/data/ref/h2020/wp/2018-2020/ma...
The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.
*Approximate gross salary stated above is subject to employers NI deductions and the amount varies according to the living costs of host country.
Vacancy ref: 023615; Closing date: 15 January 2019
EURAXESS offer ID: 361866