Vacancies - Birmingham Institute of Forest Research



Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) Apprentice Technician

Location: Norbury Junction, Staffordshire

Full time starting Salary £16,188 per annum, rising to £20,235 per annum after 12 months

Fixed term contract for 3 years.

Closing date: 1st January 2020

Further information is available 

Vacancy linked to BIFoR

Research Technician in Soil Sensing

Lancaster Environment Centre
Salary:   £26,715 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Wednesday 08 January 2020
Reference:  N2313

Applications are invited for an NERC-funded technician position, tenable for 2 years at 1 FTE, within the NERC funded Soil Change (Detecting soil degradation and restoration through a novel coupled sensor and machine learning framework) project. You will support work at Lancaster and Colorado State University which aims to develop arrays of soil sensors suitable for sensing soil water, soil biological, soil chemical and surface properties. The successful applicant will be responsible for helping to develop low-cost sensor arrays, their deployment and subsequent communication with data retrieval systems as well as retrieving data and making it available to other members of the project team. Studies will take place in the laboratory and field (UK) and will link with other sites in the United State. 

Further information is available