Basic Function of the post:
The successful candidate will join a research team working on nano-sensor technology for rapid microbial detection in food.
Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:
• Apply optical oxygen sensor based technologies to enumerate bacteria relevant to spoilage and shelf life of fresh and processed meat samples.
• Assessment of micro-titre plate fluorescent reader and hand held detection platforms.
• Assessment of the sensor technology application in a food/meat factory setting.
• Collation and reporting of results.
• Liaise with academic and industry partners in the project.
PhD in microbiology.
Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years’ post-PhD.
• Experience in setting own research agenda.
• Evidence of teamwork and collaboration with relevant partners.
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 Vitae’s 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 Tuesday 30th October 2018. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.