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Graduate Research Assistant on resilience and wellbeing of coastal communities – University Exeter

Location: Cornwall
Salary: The starting salary will be from £28,762 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2022
Closes: 5th October 2022

This new full time post is available from October 2022 on a fixed term basis until November 2023. This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

Summary of the role

The Faculty wishes to recruit a Graduate Research Assistant to support the work of Dr Louisa Evans, Dr Tomas Chaigneau, Dr Matt Fortnam and Dr Rachel Turner on the The Sustainable Development and Resilience of Coastal Communities in the UK (ROCC) project. This UKRI Strategic Priority Fund on Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources funded post is available immediately for 12 months. The successful applicant will support the research undertaken under work-package one and three which aim to develop a ‘nexus’ approach to enhance the resilience and wellbeing of coastal communities and ensure sustainable use of marine resources in the UK. This post will include a focus on marine resource-users’ experiences of responding to environmental and policy change, and will analyse the perspectives and decision-making processes of managers and policy-makers.

The post will include:

– Liaising closely with ROCC project partners and initiating broad stakeholder engagement in the project.
– Designing, collating and analysing surveys of diverse marine resource-users in the South-West UK.
– Collecting and analysing qualitative interview data with managers and policy-makers.
– Collaborating on scientific publications and conference presentations.
– Contributing to development of other project outputs including policy briefs, web content, presentations and project reports.

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