Postdoctoral Research Assistant

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

October 10, 2022

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Biology, 11a Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3SZ

The Farm Sustainability Toolkit project is looking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team. The postholder will form a key part of the team, leading on the design and implementation of an experimental field trial to assess the impact of the HESTIA Farm Sustainability Toolkit in the UK. This is an opportunity to quantify how effective digital tools intended to change agricultural practices can be in reducing environmental impacts in a way that supports farmer livelihoods.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD/DPhil in a relevant quantitative social science (e.g. environmental, development or agricultural economics, conservation science) or a masters degree with equivalent research experience. The successful candidate should have experience with project or intervention impact evaluation, as well as fieldwork experience in a relevant research area and geography. They should also have excellent communication skills and an ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders and represent the project with external stakeholders, and demonstrable enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, the project topic.

This is a full-time, fixed term post (From the date of appointment until October 2023, with possible extension to October 2026) and available immediately.

The University of Oxford is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 10th October 2022, interviews are likely to be scheduled for mid October 2022.

Contact Person : HR Vacancy ID : 160161 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 10-Oct-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : hr@biology.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : Grade 7.1 - 7.3: £34,308 - £36,386 per annum

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