Research Scientist, School of Agriculture and Food Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£45180.50 - £54216.60 per annum
31 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Scientist within UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

Food for Health Ireland (FHI; is a centre for functional food development funded by Enterprise Ireland and members of the Irish Food Industry. FHI combines expertise from a number of national institutes including University College Dublin, Teagasc and others. This Research Scientist position will be located at University College Dublin.

Research within FHI spans the full spectrum of research, utilising cell, animal model and human studies (, examining the impact of food products/ ingredients on markers of health and disease.

This post will focus on laboratory and statistical analysis and writing of scientific publications across a number of work packages within FHI - including Healthy Cheese and Grass Fed Dairy ( . Duties will also include laboratory work, statistical analysis, and supporting the writing of scientific publications/reports. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to management aspects of the project, supporting the lead researcher in the management of the team and work undertaken.

Fixed salary range: 50,000 - 60,000 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 14th February 2023.

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: