Basic Function of the post:
Identify existing and potential literature, datasets and policies in relation to riparian buffer management.
Collect and collate environmental data across multiple scales and resolutions.
Develop strategies to support targeting of riparian buffers within the landscape.
Prepare manuscripts for publication and contribute to wider dissemination.
Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:
Collate existing available datasets on buffer strips (including habitat data).
Collate available relevant national, regional and local datasets (e.g. soils, terrain data) that can be used to improve targeting of riparian buffer measures.
Enhance the accuracy of existing approaches to help identify hydrologically sensitive areas.
Develop models for landscape source-delivery risks using best available data.
Identify appropriate field-trial and dissemination sites for inclusion in the SMARTER_BufferZ project.
PhD in agri-environment, water quality, hydrology, soil science, agriculture, or a related discipline.
Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years post-PhD.
Experience with systematic review and meta-analysis.
Familiarity with experimental designs and protocols for field sampling.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12 noon on Monday 23rd July 2018.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.