Research Assistant, UCD SBES

Thursday, 6 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 20 August 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

012576 Research Assistant, SBES, UCD School of School of Biology and Environmental Science, Temporary 36 months post

We are seeking a research assistant in Agri-tech, Biosystems, Electrical Engineering, Electronics or similar areas to join our School. This position will combine assisting data collection and data analysis of different equipment, including a state-of-the-art high-throughput phenotyping platform, plant growth chambers and other equipment. Training for this cutting-edge imaging equipment will be provided. The research assistant will collaborate with an international team with expertise in different areas namely crop physiology, phenomics, computer science and breeding.
The research assistant will be responsible for maintaining and programming equipment functions, assist on experimental design, QC and preliminary data analysis of plant-images, liaison with imaging company regarding equipment troubleshooting among other research-related tasks.

The research assistant will work as part of a team conducting this research programme.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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Fixed Salary: €22,609 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 20 August 2020

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

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