The University of Leeds is hiring a joint science manager for the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling (CPOM) and the Centre for Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tectonics (COMET).
CPOM and COMET are world-leading research centres operating on a combined budget of around £4 million per year. Both centres are funded by the Natural Environment Research Council to provide UK national capability in
satellite observations and numerical modelling, and work closely with the European Space Agency and a wide range of other national and international organisations.
The manager’s role is to lead and develop our core science operations and strategic partnerships, which are carried out by around 15 staff including the Centre Directors, Science Leaders, Science Staff, with the help
of a support team. We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and independent person for this role, and a PhD or equivalent experience in Earth or Environmental Science is essential.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact either Andy Shepherd (CPOM Director,
[hidden email]) or Tim Wright (COMET Director,
The post is full time for 5 years in the first instance.
Salary is in the range £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Closing date for applications is Friday 4th October 2019