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Research Veterinary Epidemiologist, School of Veterinary Medicine

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)
Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
£70,613.23 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Job Type
Research Related, Other Research Related
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Veterinary Epidemiologist within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine.

Ref no. 017348

The Centre for Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis (CVERA) is Ireland's resource centre for veterinary epidemiology, developing scientific information and conducting scientific support for national policy decision-making in animal health & welfare and public health. CVERA staff have very strong policy linkages with colleagues in the national Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and Animal Health Ireland (AHI). CVERA has also developed multiple national and international scientific collaborations in seeking to solve national and EU-level challenges. In broad terms, areas of research focus include regulatory diseases (including bovine tuberculosis, preparedness for and response to exotic animal disease threats), non-regulatory animal diseases (BVD, milk quality, Johne's disease, IBR) and other animal health & welfare and public health issues and related matters.

Fixed Salary: €81,800 per annum

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 17th of June 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (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/

Company

UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
 
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
 
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
 
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
 
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

Company info
Telephone
+(353)17167777
Location
BELFIELD
DUBLIN 4
IE

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