College of Science and Engineering - Department of Geology

Assistant Seismologist

26,829 - 31,076 a year
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2018

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

You will support the Natural Environmental Research Council's Geophysical equipment facility for seismology based at University of Leicester. You will maintain equipment and ensure that the facility meets its commitments to research council funded projects. You will also manage shipping of equipment and maintain documentation and equipment databases.

With a first degree in Geology or Geophysics you will have a proven ability to solve problems. You will be able to evidence an ability to plan and manage your own time whilst being able to work independently so that you can work to meet relevant deadlines.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Richard England on

The closing date for this post is midnight on 4 June 2017.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 23 June 2017.

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