Job Ref: PD1/GS/0115
Eligibility: PhD in a relevant discipline with up to 3 years’ (max.) relevant experience.
Post Duration: The indicative duration of 24 months, but not exceeding the above project end date, subject to contract.
Location: Teagasc, Animal and Grassland Research & Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Cork
Training Rate: Appointment will be at the minimum point of the Post Doctoral Level 1 (PD1) scale (€33,975).
The current PD1 scale is as follows: PD1: €33,975 (min.); €34,974; €36,003 (max.) Increments will be awarded annually* subject to performance and completion of the prescribed training plan.
Basic Function of the post: To design, develop and evaluate a grass growth model and integrate with a grass intake, grass quality and grazing management decisions support tool.
This is a collaborative project between Teagasc, NUI Maynooth, CIT and Met Eireann. The research work will develop a DSS and test it across a number of scenarios. The DSS will be web based.
Background: The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research.
PhD in development/modelling c
Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years’ post-PhD
Experience in modelling grass growth
Experience in computer programming
Further Information for Candidates: Candidates can access a Fellowship Programme Application form for this post on the Teagasc website at http://www.teagasc.ie/opportunities/postdoctoral/index.asp Teagasc do not accept Curriculum Vitae’s as an application for a position. In order to apply for a post the relevant application form must be completed in order to be considered.
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Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.