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Department of Earth Sciences


We are seeking to appoint a graduate engineer at the Research Associate level, to join a research group in developing marine geophysical instrumentation for use in experiments at sea. The successful candidate will have expertise in both electrical and electronic hardware, including measurement and monitoring, and in related software development using C. She/he will have the ability to initiate innovative designs for instrumentation systems and see them through to successful realization, and will be expected to participate occasionally in oceanographic expeditions aboard research vessels. The position requires the ability to work independently as well as good teamwork skills.

The post is funded by the European Union's Marine Science and Technology programme (MAST-3). The appointment will be for one year in the first instance, at a salary in the range of £15,735 to £21,815, depending on age and qualifications.

For further information contact Dr Martin Sinha, Department of Earth Sciences, Bullard Laboratories, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EZ (tel. 01223 337193, fax 01223 360779, e-mail sinha@esc.cam.ac.uk). Some background information is available at:


Applications, including a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, should be sent to Dr Sinha at the above address. The closing date for receipt of applications is 23 November 1998.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 11 November 1998
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