Post doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 - School of Biology and Environmental Science

Oct 20, 2020
End of advertisement period
Nov 12, 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

012728 UCD Post doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science; Earth Institute, Temporary 8 month post, (Commencing 4 January 2021, or shortly thereafter)

We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow for research on the phenology of perennial ryegrass pastures, with a primary focus on the timing of the start (green-up) and end (senescence) of the growing season. This postdoctoral fellow will be part of an EPA funded project ( that aims to evaluate variations in the phenology of perennial ryegrass. Perennial ryegrass is economically and ecologically the most important species in Ireland's improved grasslands. These grasslands are important carbon sinks and thus the phenological response to climate can be an important factor underpinning any reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

Project: PhenoGrass: The phenology of perennial ryegrass and its potential contribution to grassland carbon sequestration

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Fixed Salary: €38,631 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 12 November 2020

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