Job opportunity: Greenhouse Gas and Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics Researcher

27 October 2016

The James Hutton Institute is looking to appoint a Greenhouse Gas and Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics Researcher on a three year fixed term contract.

This new post will be based in the Environmental and Biochemical Sciences programme and represents an exciting opportunity to develop an area of research focused on terrestrial carbon cycling and undertake ecosystem scale greenhouse gas measurements.

The James Hutton Institute is an international research centre based in Scotland aimed at addressing some of the world’s most challenging problems, including mitigation of climate change within the land use sector. 

The Institute is looking for an applicant that have a broad understanding of the global carbon cycle as applied to terrestrial ecosystem research and specific expertise in the use and application of eddy flux covariance techniques at the ecosystem level.

Also, direct technical experience of setting up and maintaining flux towers is essential as well as a sound knowledge of the opportunities and limitations provided by current carbon and GHG modelling approaches.

Deadline for applications is Friday 31 July 2015.

For informal enquiries, contact Professor Robin Matthews (

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