Post-doc Research Fellow, Ag & Food Sci
Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science
The CSARIDE Project is supported through the EU's Development of Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture/DeSIRA - climate-relevant actions at country level (FOOD/2018/041-071) action. It is focused on the need to to bring about an inclusive, sustainable and climate-relevant transformation of the Eritrean dairy value chain to enhance food and nutrition security and reduce poverty.
The project aims to accelerate access to innovation in the Eritrean dairy sector, encompassing the development and transfer of technologies for milk production, for all stages of dairy processing and for the more efficient and effective organisation of the full value chain. It will achieve this through the strengthening of the national and regional research and knowledge transfer capacities conducive to innovation and adding to the store of knowledge and evidence to feed development policies.
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.
In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project:
- Identify training needs of Eritrean academic and research staff
- Engage in support and supervision of MSc level students who are associated with the project
- Undertake where appropriate training and mentoring of Eritrean research staff
Salary: €39,522 - €40,083 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 12th July 2022
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: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/