UCD Research Fellow - UCD College of Health & Agricultural Science

Dublin (IE)
04 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UCD Research Fellow 

College:     UCD College of Health & Agricultural Science
School:     UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science

Contract Type:    Temporary

Closing Date:    2ND JANUARY 2018

Ref:    009892

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) in Ireland has awarded funding for a new project in the area of forest tree improvement, which is part of a larger Forest Management project that also includes forest protection research. The project is a collaborative one, involving Teagasc, NUIM, DAFM, Forest Research (Britain) and INRA (France), with UCD as the lead partner. The University seeks to recruit a post-doctoral research fellow to develop the forest genetics and tree improvement element of the project. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to postgraduate student supervision. It is also envisaged that the appointee will be responsible for project management and dissemination activities for the entire project.

The Research Fellow will have the opportunity to develop their career, demonstrating a capacity for independent and self-directed research and scholarship and the management of a research team. The role allows the Fellow to assemble a portfolio of independent achievement, allowing him/her to develop skills relevant for appointment in tenured academic positions or senior scientific roles in industry.

Salary: €52,716 per annum

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies

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 CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

UCD is an equal opportunities employer.