Job title: Research Officer – Uprotein Project (Temporary)
Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 60 months, subject to contract.
A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months.
The appointed research officer will project manage the new UPROTEIN programme recently funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
The programme is spread across 5 Teagasc centres and additionally includes 5 Research Providing Organisations (RPOs).
The successful candidate will support the project coordinator and the Management Committee (which consists of representatives from each RPO, in addition to 6 Task Leaders).
They will be responsible for information flow between/to RPOs and industry.
In addition they will be involved in staff and student recruitment to the project.
A key responsibility will be the scheduling of various board and committee meetings, in addition to monitoring project expenditure, ensuring GDPR compliance, the management of project data etc.
- Candidates must have a relevant honours Level 8 degree (biological sciences) .
- Project management qualification
- Post graduate qualification (e.g. MSc or PhD level)
- Full Drivers License
A more detailed job description can be accessed on https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/current-vacancies/.
Applications should be made on-line through www.teagasc.ie/careers.
The completed application documents must be forwarded so as to reach the Public Appointments Service no later than 12:00 noon, Monday 14th December 2020.