Contract Research Officer - Veterinary Herd Health Scientist (Ref: VHHS/MPK/0118)
To develop, lead and implement an integrated dairy and beef herd health programme on non-regulated diseases with particular emphasis on:
Benchmarking the occurrence of infectious diseases in Irish dairy and beef herds.
Role of biosecurity, vaccination and diagnostics.
Development of on farm herd health protocols.
Economics of non-regulated infectious diseases.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and implement a dairy and beef herd health research programme.
Design, manage and analyse animal production experiments.
Manage staff and resources assigned to the programme.
Identify opportunities for cutting-edge research to address these knowledge gaps.
Dttract external funding with the objective of creating critical mass by building a dynamic team of post-doctoral researchers(s) and post-graduate student(s).
Develop and maintain active collaborative contacts with the relevant national and international research communities.
Publish and interpret research results.
Honours level 8 degree in veterinary science/animal science or other related discipline.
Post-graduate experience in dairy and beef herd health research.
How to Apply:
The relevant Application Form and Job Specification can be accessed on our website at www.teagasc.ie/careers.
Completed application forms should be TYPED, saved in PDF format and submitted by email to email@example.com no later than 12 midnight on Tuesday 27th February 2018
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