Job Title: Contract Research Officer (FHI 3 Fermentation)
This position will be filled by a researcher with a qualification in microbiology, molecular biology or a related discipline.
The primary role will be culture dependent and culture independent (DNA sequencing-based) analysis of dairy fermentate-producing lactic acid bacteria and of the impact of these fermentates on gut microbial populations.
Experience in analysing high throughput DNA sequencing data and/or laboratory scale fermentations would be an advantage.
The Research Officer will also contribute to the management of the FHI Fermentates Pillar and liaising with the FHI Centre Director, other FHI PIs and researchers and the associated Industry partners.
- Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in microbiology, molecular biology or a related discipline
- A PhD in microbiology or molecular biology would be a distinct advantage.
A more detailed job description can be accessed on https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/current-vacancies/.
Applications should be made online 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 Thursday 3rd of February 2021.