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Blue Carbon Analyst – Cambridge

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location   England (East Anglia)
Town/City   Cambridge
Salary   £30,357 per annum pro rata. Fixed-Term Appointment (5 Months).
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   24/06/2018
Company Name   British Antarctic Survey
Contact Name   Human Resources Section
Website   Further Details / Applications
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The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are looking for a Blue Carbon Analyst to join the Biodiversity, Evolution and Adaptations Team. The role will involve measuring morphometric and carbon content of benthic samples collected from around Antarctica. The post holder will then be responsible for separating these samples by functional and taxonomic groups.


Measure morphometric and carbon content of benthic samples from around Antarctica and separate these by functional and taxonomic groups.


PhD in relevant topic.


- Set up spreadsheet of samples by taxon, functional group, drymass, AFDM & carbon.
- Separate samples by taxon/functional group
- Measure growth banded samples
- Dry samples to constant weight and enter data
- Ash samples to constant weight and enter data

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at www.bas.ac.uk/vacancies

These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.

Please quote reference: BAS 68/18

Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 24th June 2018
Interviews are scheduled to be held on: 9th July 2018
Proposed start date: As soon as possible.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities and disabled people are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job role.

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