Opportunities

Please let UKADR know if you would like to advertise a research or academic position, or are aware of research grant opportunities.

Postgraduate degrees offered by UK universities

Academic and research positions being advertised by UK and international partners

Full Time Lectureships, Earth Sciences, UCL, UK — Deadline 23 February

Salary (including London allowance): £43,023–£50,753 per annum.

Deadline for application: Friday, 23 February 2018 (23.59).

Job details and application form. Search for Ref. 1705691.

We are seeking to appoint outstanding individuals for two lectureship posts from 1st September 2018 in any area of the Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, including Volcanology and Geophysical Hazards.

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to outstanding research, teaching and scholarship and to engage in knowledge transfer and public engagement. They will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, experience in research and teaching and be able to work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary approach.

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please email the Head of Department, Professor Lars Stixrude at: es-hod@ucl.ac.uk.

Introduction to Citizen Science and Scientific Crowdsourcing

Starting on 11 January, UCL will run an 11 weeks hybrid (online and face to face) course called "Introduction to Citizen Science and Scientific Crowdsourcing". This course's aim is to introduce students to the theory and practice of citizen science and scientific crowdsourcing. The module will explore the history, theoretical foundations, and practical aspects of designing and running citizen science projects and it will be mostly taught by members of the Extreme Citizen Science group (we have some guests from other organisations such as Earthwatch).

University Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Adelaide offers a two-year post-doc (full time) in spatial analysis and modelling working on disaster risk reduction planning.

Closing date: Wednesday 14 February 2018.

Director, William A. Anderson Fund (Associate or Full Professor)

The University of Delaware seeks a senior disaster scientist or engineer to join the faculty and serve as the founding director of the newly established William (Bill) A. Anderson Fund (BAF) Flagship Institution. View more details, and apply now.

PhD Opportunity at Boise State University — Earthquake Attitudes and Preparedness

Boise State University seeks a Ph.D. student for a new project titled: Assessing the influence of cultural variables, perceptions, and earthquake hazard information on household emergency preparedness. Please contact Dr. Brittany Brand if you have questions.

Work with the Start Network

The DFID funded START consortium is looking for an innovative individual with experience of humanitarian financing mechanisms to join the Start Labs Manager to oversee the piloting of new innovative financial solutions that will enable NGOs to respond earlier, faster and more effectively to people in crisis. This post is a maternity cover starting in January for 7 months.

FG IV – Scientific/Technical Project Officer for iRESIST+

A 2 year post-doc position for the Exploratory Research programme Innovative Seismic and Energy Retrofitting of the Existing Building Stock is available at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

Research grant calls open to UK-based researchers