Research Assistant, Biology and Environmental Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€27,380 per annum
25 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

We are seeking a research assistant in Agri-tech, Plant Sciences, Biosystems, Electrical Engineering, Electronics or similar areas to join our School.

This position will combine assisting data collection and data analysis of different equipment, including a state-of-the-art high-throughput phenotyping platform, plant growth chambers and other equipment. Training for this cutting-edge imaging equipment will be provided. The research assistant will collaborate with an international team with expertise in different areas namely crop physiology, phenomics, computer science and breeding. The research assistant will be responsible for maintaining and programming equipment functions, assist on experimental design, QC and preliminary data analysis of plant-images, liaison with imaging company regarding equipment troubleshooting among other research-related tasks. The research assistant will work as part of a team conducting this research programme.

Fixed salary: €27,380 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 15th August 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: