Location: Brackenhurst Campus
Closing date: 15/11/2021
School/Section : School of Animal Rural & Environmental Sciences
Additional information: This is a full-time fixed-term contract for 18 months.
We are deeply proud of our academic community. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a diverse and dynamic learning environment, defined by a shared sense of respect for all its people. Our mission is to be bold, to do the right things and to change lives, and our academics are key to realising those goals. Their work continues to reinforce our credentials as an award-winning university, and a research centre of excellence.
Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: forging excellent partnerships around the world and harnessing the talents of all our people. We secured a ‘Gold’ rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework; received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research; and in 2018, we were the first UK university to sign the Social Mobility Pledge, further demonstrating our commitment to ensuring ‘success for all’. NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. That’s why we’re now looking for new, passionate, ambitious people to join our community.
We are looking for an experienced, organised researcher who has a PhD or is near to completion of a PhD, in horticulture, plant/crop science and precision farming. The expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
The candidate should also possess excellent communication skills, team spirit, willingness and ability to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment.
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Chungui Lu, Research Group Leader of Sustainable Agriculture on [email protected].
Please upload a CV and covering letter which details how you meet the essential requirements outlined in the person specification.
Closing Date: 15th November 2021
NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.
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