UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
19 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary Fixed-Term post until 31 August 2024 of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2 within UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics The VistaMilk Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre represents a unique collaboration between Agri-Food and information communications technology research institutes and leading Irish/multinational food and ICT companies. The research programme for the centre will develop new electronic monitoring and actuation technologies to transform an already world-class dairy sector into a global leader in sustainable Agri-Tech. This Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 post is funded by the VistaMilk Research Centre (

The successful candidate for this role will be based in the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics and will work on projects involving statistical modelling, Bayesian methods and related computational tools. These approaches will be employed to develop genomic evaluations across multiple traits and breeds, developing novel statistical models and inferential techniques to extract insights from the largescale datasets generated by advanced technologies within the VistaMilk research programme. This is an opportunity to develop cutting edge research-based solutions to real-world problems and see these solutions deployed in practice. The role will involve working collaboratively with other VistaMilk researchers and industry partners. 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: PD1 Salary Range: €39,131 - €45,157 per annum Or PD2 Salary Range: €46,442 - €50,530 per annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 10th December 2021 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.

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

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