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Research Intern in Geophysics (two positions available)

Do you have a degree, or are you in the final year of your degree in geology, geophysics or physics or a closely allied discipline, with an interest in research?  Are you thinking about applying for graduate study and are interested in what it is like to work in a research enviroment?  

These research internships are designed to provide a taste of what it’s like working in a research environment.You will work in one of the top geophysics departments in the UK over summer 2020 for a period of 5 weeks, conducting independent research under the guidance of Dr Tim Craig.  You will have the opportunity to select a project to work on from a range of options spanning earthquake seismology and geodynamics.  

Two positions, funded by the Royal Society, are currently available for summer 2020. Potential candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Craig (details below) to discuss potential topics.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Timothy Craig, Royal Society University Research Fellow 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343  5543, email:


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 5 weeks)
Release Date:  Wednesday 15 January 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 February 2020
Reference:  ENVEE1384
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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