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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Sand Dune Network - Ref: 2APTE2

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Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community with high scholarly standards. We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future. Research is central to our curriculum development and enhancement and all academic staff at the University engage in research. Building upon our REF 2014 submission we are looking with ambition and confidence to the next REF, strengthening even further our research degree programme (PhD and EdD). This developing research expertise builds upon and complements our already well established reputation for excellence in teaching and learning.

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Sand Dune Network - Ref: Ref: 2APTE2

Liverpool Hope University wishes to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant for the Sand Dune Network.  The post will be based in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science.  In addition to supporting the general activities of the network, this post will assist with a research project to investigate British coastal golf courses and player responses to climate change. 

The research project is commissioned by the R&A (the ruling authority of golf throughout the world, except in North America ( and is in partnership with Royal Haskoning DHV (an international engineering consultancy

We are seeking an individual who is skilled in planning, delivering, coding and analysing a range of qualitative interventions (e.g. on-line questionnaires, on-line semi-structured interviews etc) related to the golf courses and climate change project.  The successful applicant will provide research and administrative support to the academic manager responsible for the delivery of this research project. 

The successful applicant will also provide administrative support to re-launch the Sand Dune Network.  Duties will include providing assistant in re-populating the network web site content, assisting with the production of newsletters, updating a contact data base, managing the network email and assisting with the organisation of network events and activities. 

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in an area relevant to the requirements of the post. 

This is a fixed-term appointment until 30th April 2021. 

Liverpool Hope strives to be a University where the individual and individuality matter.  We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment that recognises and respects difference.

Role Specification

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Sand Dune Network  

Ref: 2APTE2

Salary: £28,331 - £32,817 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th June 2020 by 5.00pm

2APTE2 - Job Description

2APTE2 - Person Specification

Date of Placement: Friday 22nd May 2020