UK: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Glaciology at Aberystwyth University.

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(Fixed term for 27 months from 1st October, 2013)

Grade 7: £31,331 – £32,267 per annum

Description: We are seeking to appoint a technically-proficient, postdoctoral physical geographer / Earth scientist/engineer to develop hot-water drilling and borehole sensors for installation on the Greenland Ice Sheet. The research is to be undertaken as part of NERC-funded research grant “Subglacial Access and Fast Ice Research Experiment (SAFIRE): Resolving the Basal Control on Ice Flow and Calving in Greenland”. The successful applicant will join the Centre for Glaciology, one of the UK’s leading glaciological research centres, and will be fully integrated within the Centre as well as contributing to the specific requirements of SAFIRE.

Duration:The post is for a fixed term of 27 months, ideally starting in October 2013. Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss the post informally with one of the Project Investigators: Professor Bryn Hubbard (, who is also Director of the Centre for Glaciology, or Dr Alun Hubbard (

Ref: GE.13.08

Closing Date: 27 August 2013

For information and application forms:
Completed Applications Forms should be signed and returned to the Human Resources Recruitment Team by e-mail or post. Email address: / Tel:  01970 628555

NOTE: Please put the post reference on the front of your envelope and on your application form.

We are a Bilingual Institution which operates a Welsh Language scheme and is committed to Equal Opportunities.

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