Job title: Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1/2 (PD1/2) - Climate-Smart and Sustainable Soil Management
The primary role of the Post Doctorate Researcher will be to collate data related to C storage in agricultural soils originating from research studies conducted across the EU partner countries, and more globally, and to help analyze and interpret these data (in conjunction with the project researchers) to develop new scientific information and evidence to underpin new advice for farmers and policy makers.
The Post Doctorate Researcher will collate information and identify initiatives that support carbon farming and carbon accounting in agricultural soils and to facilitate information flow from science to policy.
The Post Doctorate Researcher will identify the needs of policy stakeholders along the policy pathway and also the needs of farmers and other stakeholders across as they engage to overcome the various soil challenges in their regions and adopt new climate-smart and sustainable soil management practices.
This post will include communication with a range of different stakeholders, including scientists, policymakers, NGO organisations, farm advisory and farming community.
The Post Doctorate Researcher will contribute the final project outputs such as the generation of science based soil management advice, policy briefs and information transfer tools for stakeholders.
They will contribute to a number of scientific reports and publications which will help to underpin climate-smart and sustainable soil policy development and world leading agronomic and environmental sustainability advice for farmers and farm advisors.
- Working with and supporting the research project team, including the PhD students, to complete the project tasks and research experiments.
- Collating, organising and managing the project related data and information into data bases.
- To interpret research findings and prepare scientific and popular press publications.
- To disseminate research findings to a variety of audiences as appropriate.
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.