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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)

BASIC FUNCTION:

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.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

ESSENTIAL

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.

DESIRABLE

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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 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 teagascjobs@clark.ie 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
Email: teagascjobs@clark.ie
Advert Published: 9 May 2018
Expiry date: 8 Jun 2018
Teagasc Ref. No.:
899923
Academic Jobs EU Ref. No.:
Please quote this number if applying for this job offline.
J20381
 

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