UCD Research Fellow

Thursday, 21 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 28 October 2021
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Research Fellow within UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.

A Research Fellow is sought to co-lead the EU project WaterLANDS (Water-based solutions for carbon storage, people and wilderness) which will contribute to the restoration of wetland sites across Europe and lay the foundations for future protection of these vital habitats. WaterLANDS will undertake hands-on restoration of specific wetland sites and create best practice models that can be applied at other sites.

The project will engage with local communities and stakeholders to ensure that wetland restoration results in social and economic benefits as well as environmental benefits. The five year project is led by University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland and brings together 31 organisations from research, industry, government and non-profit sectors in 14 European countries. The purpose of the role is to deliver a specific research project. The role allows the Research Fellow the professional development opportunity to demonstrate the capacity for independent and self-directed research and scholarship and the management of a research team.

The role allows the Fellow to assemble a portfolio of independent achievement and render themselves competitive for tenured academic positions or senior scientific roles in industry.

Fixed Salary: €56,369 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 28th of October 2021

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.