CMS recruiting a Research Associate / Researcher

Full time position at the Centre for Mountain Studies Research Associate / Researcher


The Centre for Mountain Studies and the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development are based in Perth, at Perth College UHI, a large academic partner in Scotland’s newest University, the University of the Highlands and Islands.  We are looking for a Researcher or Research Associate, who will play a key role in the Centre, working on all aspects of project development and implementation, and teaching on the online MSc in Sustainable Mountain Development.


To succeed in this exciting role, you will have undertaken PhD research in a relevant discipline and be able to demonstrate research competence.  We are looking for someone who will submit successful proposals for research and consulting project opportunities to generate external income.  Excellent communications skills and a strong interest in knowledge exchange are also important.


You will represent the Centre to both internal and external stakeholders, as well as supervising postgraduate students.


Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019 at 12.00 noon UK time.

For further details please see the job advert

To apply for this post, go to the Perth College UHI Vacancies page, click on ‘View our vacancies’ and, on the next screen, ‘Search vacancies’.  This will take you to a page from where you can apply using the on-screen form.  Alternatively, a recruitment pack can be requested by telephoning +44 (0) 1738 877444 (answering machine).