Research Technician – 1012-23

Lancaster University

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£31,396 to £36,024

Closing Date:  

Sunday 17 September 2023

Interview Date:  

Wednesday 27 September 2023



Applications are invited for an EU-funded technical position, within the TUdi (Transforming Unsustainable management of soils in key agricultural systems in EU and China. Developing an integrated platform of alternatives to reverse soil degradation) project. The work at Lancaster aims to determine whether different cover crop (root) traits affect both soil chemical, physical and biological properties. Field work will measure the impact of cover crops on soil properties and their potential to control runoff and erosion. 

The TUdi project is part of a large international consortium funded through the EU’s H2020 programme (TUdi: The successful applicant will join collaborative research at Lancaster Environment Centre, led by Professors Nick Ostle, John Quinton and Ian Dodd. The position is available to scientists with a background in plant  and  soil sciences or related disciplines, has relevant experience and 

The position is effective from the 1st October 2023 and is available on a full or part time basis until 30th May 2024. Informal enquiries to Professors Nick Ostle ([email protected]), John Quinton ([email protected]) or Ian Dodd ([email protected] )

Further details of the Principal Investigators’ research can be found on:

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