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Teagasc Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 (PD2) - Irish Land Uses Project

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Teagasc Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 (PD2) - Irish Land Uses Project - (Ref: PD2/ILUP/AY/0518)


The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to integrate (and potentially redesign) a range of pre-existing models to develop a modelling tool to project future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and carbon sequestration associated with changes in the level of agricultural activity and forestry activity under a range of scenarios.


h Analyse and interpret quantitative data using econometric techniques.
h Interpret and publish results in prominent international scientific journals as well as technical and popular press, and present results at conferences and to stakeholders.
h Contribute to and further develop the economic research programme in Teagasc.
h Interact with stakeholders from agriculture, food industry, Government & other state agencies.
h Develop and maintain active collaborative contacts with other national and international research organisations and with other Programmes in Teagasc.



PhD in the area of Economics or Environmental Science or other relevant discipline.
A minimum of 3 years and not more than 5 years relevant research experience.
Demonstrated research and technical expertise in agricultural and or environmental policy modelling.
Track record of researcher dissemination including peer-reviewed publications.
Excellent project management, analytical, report writing and data analysis skills.


h Experience of working with the data from the Teagasc National Farm Survey.
h An understanding of the structures of the IPCC Greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory methodology.
h An understanding of production level GHG Live Cycle Analysis.
h Knowledge of the agricultural


Candidates can access a Fellowship Programme Application form for this post on the Teagasc website at

Teagasc do not accept Curriculum Vitaes 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, saved in PDF format and submitted by email to no later than 12 midnight on Thursday 14th June 2018.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.

Status: tbc
Location: Athenry, Co. Galway, IRELAND
Remuneration: Starting from 40259 Euro/year
Advert Published: 9 May 2018
Expiry date: 8 Jun 2018
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