Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK

Research Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Micro-Physiology of Marine Organisms

We are seeking a part-time Post Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) to make, calibrate and use micro-electrode sensors for measuring the fine-scale physiology of marine organisms. The successful applicant will work with researchers in both the Department of Earth Sciences and the Department of Chemistry on a variety of projects to study the micro-physiology of marine calcifying organisms and algae.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in physiology or a related field. Experience in constructing, calibrating and using micro-electrode sensors is essential, alongside a strong background in using micro-electrode sensors to measure the fine scale physiology of marine organisms. The successful candidate will have a strong publication record, commensurate with their career stage, good communication skills and be able to take up the appointment from early October 2023.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

The FTE for this position will be agreed on appointment.

The closing date for applications is 28 September 2023.

Click the ’Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how you would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr Oscar Branson ( ).

Please quote reference LB38364 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Department of Earth Sciences


36,024-44,263 pro rata






14 September 2023

Closing date

28 September 2023

In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 239681.