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Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 (PD1) / Level 2 (PD2) PD1/2/BULL/MPK/0317

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Teagasc

Basic Function:
This position is available for a highly motivated researcher with expertise in animal physiology, cell biology, molecular biology and/or related disciplines. The researcher, who will be working as part of a team, is expected to undertake a wide range of sperm analysis tests, with the goal of identifying tests that are predictive of (i) sire field fertility and (ii) sire suitability for semen sorting.

Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:

• To develop a diverse suite of laboratory assays and techniques to evaluate semen quality, including molecular genetic and functional evaluation of sperm.
• To combine multiple sources of data to predict semen fertility and identify bulls most suitable for sex-sorting
• To provide support and mentorship for a PhD student
• To closely interact with Industry and Research collaborators on the project

Person Specification:

Essential
• PhD in reproductive physiology, cell biology or molecular biology
• Understanding of reproductive physiology in the bull

Desirable

• Experience in semen quality testing
• Experience in setting own research agenda

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 Monday 27th 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: CORK, IRELAND
Remuneration: Starting from 33975 Euro/year
Email: teagascjobs@clark.ie
Advert Published: 10 Mar 2017
Expiry date: 27 Mar 2017
Teagasc Ref. No.:
899092
Academic Jobs EU Ref. No.:
Please quote this number if applying for this job offline.
J19416
 

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