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Short term Research Analyst / Consultants. - NNFCC
Deadline: Fri 6th April

Due to high demand for NNFCC business services we are seeking high quality candidates for two short term research analysts / consultants’ positions; both positions are for a period of 6 months. The posts would suit recent graduates with either first or post graduate degrees looking to utilise their analytical, logic and investigative skills and gain experience of work outside of the laboratory.

Reporting to a member of the management team you will undertake technology, policy and market research and analysis and assist in the preparation of client reports.

The post requires the ability to rapidly assimilate and critically analyse data in a well-planned and efficient manner, and to communicate information clearly and concisely. Individuals must have strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work within a flexible team environment.

Qualified to degree level in chemical, biological, environmental science or engineering the ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad scientific understanding and ideally possess experience of working in a field relevant to the bioeconomy or renewable industry either in industry or as part of an MSc or PhD. An understanding of the drivers for, and challenges faced by the emerging bioeconomy would be an advantage.

The role is ideally suited to candidates with a strong science or technology background looking to apply their knowledge in the areas of business, technology and policy assessment.

Experience in techno-economic modelling, (bio) process modelling, commercial project evaluation, sustainability assessment or strategic business analysis would be considered advantageous.

The role provides an ideal opportunity for interested individuals to gain experience of working within a high profile and rapidly growing business sector and to drive forward a low carbon economy based on renewable materials.

  • Salary: £20-30k per annum (pro rata)
  • Post Duration: 6 months fixed term contract
  • Based: York
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 6th April 2018

Contact Details:
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Additional Information:
Applications should be received in writing, stating the position of interest, including covering letter and full Curriculum Vitae, to: The Office Manager NNFCC Biocentre, York Science Park, Heslington, YORK, YO10 5DG Or email:

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