Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

£34907.36 - £40353.42 per annum
01 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

Food Shield will map the food supply chain and determine the critical pinch points wherein crisis such as COVID-19 have potentially impacted quality and safety of these crop derivatives and it will determine the digital and technological interventions needed to ensure safety, sustainability and reliability of food supply, from farm to fork, in times of crisis.

This position will be responsible for selecting appropriate farm and food model systems, collecting the relevant scientific, economic and policy data from the selected model systems and establishing a database. The position will also carry out mapping, tracing and validation of the database. The position will oversee the successful running and completion of the project, and will involve regular interaction and communication with the collaborators and researchers in the project.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Salary range: €38,631 - €44,658 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th December 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.

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