Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to develop and support SAMS research as part of the Diverseafood project “Evaluating the potential of multi-trophic aquaculture to improve nutrition and ecosystem sustainability in the UK”. This project will address barriers to the diversification of aquaculture systems in the UK by evaluating the contribution of IMTA to the nutritional value of aquaculture-produced seafood and to the environmental sustainability of the sector. To support aquaculture diversification, targeted interventions at the levels of business models, policies and consumer acceptance will be investigated.
The main duties of the position are to independently develop existing modelling approaches, to achieve project goals and produce high-quality publications. For this, the candidate will also critically review literature and assess data needs, designing and conducting/supervising the necessary laboratory/field experiments to address key data gaps. The candidate will be expected to present research results at meetings, conferences and to the public/stakeholders, and will be an active member of the wider project team.
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