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Post Doctoral Research Assistant, Department of Earth Science job with ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Department of Earth Science

Rental: Egham

Salary: £36,438 to £43,061 per annum – including London Allowance

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 18 February 2022

Reference: 0222-068 Full-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of PDRA in Cyclostratigraphy in the Department of Earth Sciences

The post is for 5 months and your task will be to download community software, for analysis of Milankovitch cycles, and then to validate the software against recent well-log data where we know the true periodicities. If the results look promising, you will then use the software to evaluate cyclicities in well-logs from ancient deposits.

The post-holder must have a PhD in a quantitative aspect of Earth Sciences and experience of using computer codes for evaluating Earth Science data and/or for modeling of Earth Science data.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing.
  • Free parking

The College has adopted hybrid working for some roles and so some remote working would be possible for this role

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Royal Holloway recognizes the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements. We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours.

Please quote the reference: 0222-068

Closing Date: 23:59, 18 February 2022

Interview date: Week beginning February 21, 2022

We particularly welcome female applicants as they are under-represented at this level in the Department of Earth Sciences within Royal Holloway, University of London.

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Further details: Job Description Person Specification

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