Analytical Dairy Chemist - Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1/2 (PD1/2)
Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 40 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.
This competition seeks to recruit a Post Doctoral researcher focused on dairy science and technology to play a pivotal role in Spoke 7 of the VistaMilk SFI Research Centre led by Teagasc Moorepark.
The successful candidate will focus on linking primary production factors (farm level) to the technofunctional and nutritional quality of milk.
VistaMilk represents a unique collaboration between Agri-Food and ICT research institutes and leading Irish/multinational food and ICT companies.
The Centre is hosted by Teagasc, the national agency with responsibility for agriculture and food research, in partnership with the Tyndall National Institute, Ireland’s national microelectronics institute, the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) at Waterford Institute of Technology and the Insight Centre for Data Analytics (at UCD, NUIG, DCU).
VistaMilk is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies.
- PhD in Food Science & Technology, Process or Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.
- Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years’ post-PhD
A more detailed job description can be accessed on https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/current-vacancies/.
Applications should be made on-line through https://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, Friday, 16th April 2021.