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Teagasc Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 - Statistical analysis of meat chemical composition (Ref: PD1/MTCGE/0217)

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Teagasc

Basic Function of the post:
• To carry out a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of the putative human health benefiting compounds in beef and lamb. These include but are not limited to: protein, vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.
• To identify and collate existing data sets from past Irish research studies on beef and lamb that can be used to carry out preliminary analyses on a limited range of putative human health benefiting compounds.
• To liaise with project collaborators and assist with the preparation of the periodic reporting requirements of the project.

Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:

• Assembly of the literature on the chemical composition of beef and lamb with a focus on those compounds with a putative human health benefit
• Liaison with national experts on specific human health benefiting compounds
• Conducting appropriate meta-analyses of the published data
• Assembly of relevant Irish datasets and conducting a preliminary analysis
• Assisting with compilation of periodic progress reports

Person Specification

Essential
PhD in a food-related discipline with a strong emphasis on data analysis, or in statistics/related discipline
Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years’ post-PhD

Desirable
• Knowledge of food/meat chemical composition
• Interest in the relationship between food composition and health

Further Information for Candidates

Candidates can access a Fellowship Programme Application form for this post on the Teagasc website at https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/post-doctoral-opportunities/

Teagasc do not accept Curriculum Vitae’s as an application for a position. In order to apply for a post the relevant application form must be completed in order to be considered.

Completed application forms should be TYPED and saved in PDF format and submitted by email to teagascjobs@clark.ie no later than 12 midnight on 7th of March 2017.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.




Status: Researcher
Location: Co Meath, IRELAND
Remuneration: Starting from 33975 Euro/year
Email: teagascjobs@clark.ie
Advert Published: 15 Feb 2017
Expiry date: 7 Mar 2017
Teagasc Ref. No.:
899039
Academic Jobs EU Ref. No.:
Please quote this number if applying for this job offline.
J19358
 

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