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Contract Research Officer - Veterinary Herd Health Scientist (Ref: VHHS/MPK/0118)

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Teagasc

Contract Research Officer - Veterinary Herd Health Scientist (Ref: VHHS/MPK/0118)


BASIC FUNCTION:

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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

ESSENTIAL:
Honours level 8 degree in veterinary science/animal science or other related discipline.

DESIRABLE:
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 teagascjobs@clark.ie no later than 12 midnight on Tuesday 27th February 2018

Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.


Status: tbc
Location: Fermoy, Cork, IRELAND
Remuneration: Starting from 33056 Euro/year
Email: teagascjobs@clark.ie
Advert Published: 1 Feb 2018
Expiry date: 27 Feb 2018
Teagasc Ref. No.:
899726
Academic Jobs EU Ref. No.:
Please quote this number if applying for this job offline.
J20181
 

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