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Research Technician

Nekton is looking for a Research Technician to join our dynamic team and to help generate molecular data and reports.

This is an exciting role for someone who enjoys careful analytical thought and documentation as well as someone with an interest in thinking about scientific challenges in a novel way.

Nekton’s success is based on inspiring and leading a multi-disciplinary and energetic team and working with mutually beneficial partnerships. You will be instrumental in that success in delivering scientific research and that will support more sustainable management of the ocean.

Contract type: Consultancy/freelance contract

Start: Mid-Sept 2022

Duration: Fixed term (10 weeks)

Location: University of Essex

Salary: £550 per week

Hours of work: Contract, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Reporting to: Dr Michelle Taylor and Prof Lucy Woodall

Staff reporting to this post: None

Working with: Taylor lab at University of Essex and Nekton science team

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Research Assistant - based in the UK

Nekton is looking for a Research Assistant to join our dynamic team and to help generate scientific data, with a specific focus on annotating video surveys, communicate novel findings and plan future work.

This is an exciting role for someone who enjoys careful analytical thought and documentation as well as someone with an interest in thinking about scientific challenges in a novel way.

The role will also provide assistance to science team, and will also be required to support expedition logistics when necessary.

Nekton’s success is based on inspiring and leading a multi-disciplinary and energetic team and working with mutually beneficial partnerships. You will be instrumental in that success in delivering scientific research and that will support more sustainable management of the ocean.

Start: 1 November 2022

Duration: Fixed term (14 months)

Location: Begbroke Science Park, Oxford; part-time remote working available

Salary: £26,000‒30,000 per annum (dependent on qualifications / experience)

Hours of work: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Reporting to: Prof. Lucy Woodall (Principal Scientist, Nekton), Dr Paris Stefanoudis (Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Nekton)

Staff reporting to this post: None

Working with: Science and Communication Teams at Nekton and MMRI

The position is open to any nationals subject to the provision of proof of the right to work in the UK. We will not be able to sponsor a VISA for this position.

Application deadline: 19 August 2022

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