2018-present Lecturer in Biology, Teesside University, School of Engineering, Science and Design, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, UK. I contribute to Biological and Environmental Science teaching as well as develop research.
2018-2018 Assistant Editor, Journal of Experimental Botany. Short-term contract. I guided newly submitted papers on their journey though the peer-review process for this top journal in plant science.
2016-2018 Post-doctoral Research Assistant, University College London, Department of Geography, UK. Working on Hydroscape a NERC highlight topic project, PI Prof Nigel Willby, University of Stirling. UCL co-PIs: Prof Neil Rose, Dr Carl Sayer, Dr Helen Bennion and Prof Viv Jones.
2014-2015 60% FTE Post-doctoral Research Assistant, University College London, Department of Geography, UK. Working on NERC-BESS research grant Lake BESS, UCL PI Dr Carl Sayer. I have led the planning and execution of the entire project including budget management, field work, data collating, analysis and write up. I report our progress on our blog “Lake BESS”.
2013-2015 60% FTE Stay-at-home Dad. I had to take multi-tasking, prioritisation, time management and learning new skills to a whole new level in order to write up my thesis and conduct my post-doctoral research while looking after our daughter 3-5 days a week from her birth in January 2013 to January 2016.
2009-2014 D.Phil (PhD) in Ecology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK. “Holocene tree cover and large-herbivore densities in Europe”. Supervision: Prof Kathy Willis and Dr Shonil Bhagwat, NERC studentship.
2010-2011 Social-science research assistant to Dr Dariusz Wojcik, School of Geography, University of Oxford.
2007-2008 Archaeobotany research assistant to Prof Stephen Mithen and Dr Emma Jenkins, Department of Archaeology, University of Reading.
2006 Research assistant at Agroscope, the National Research Centre in Agronomy, Switzerland.