Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science (Temporary, 2 Years)
University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science
Ireland

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science (Temporary, 2 Years)


Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science .

 

The overarching aim of this study is to investigate less invasive practices to reduce the harmful effects of peatland forest management (in particular harvesting and ditch drainage) on inland waters under the increased demands for tree biomass and the threat of climate change.

 

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.
The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

 

Furthermore, a key focus of the role is to develop compile existing data and review existing trials and select sites for suitable experiments to assess DOM and nutrient loads from forested peatland catchments by monitoring the water chemistry and aquatic biota within contrasting study catchments (forested peatlands vs intact and restored peatlands).The role also includes inputs in the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

 

Fixed Salary: €37,223 per annum

 

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 29th August 2019.

 

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

 

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.


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