Research Area: Animal Health
Eligibility: PhD in a relevant discipline with up to 3 years’ (max.) relevant experience.
Project Title: FLUKELESS: Innovative control of fluke in Irish livestock leading to sustainable use of anthelmintics and reduced potential for anthelmintic resistance
Post Duration: 48 months
Location: Teagasc, Animal and Grassland Research & Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork
Reports To: Head of Department and/or other designated manager
Appointment will be at the minimum point of the Post-Doctoral Level 1 (PD1) scale (€33,975).
Increments will be awarded annually* on the PD1 scale for the first 3 years (36 months) subject to performance and completion of the prescribed training plan.
Appointees will progress to the first point of the PD2 scale (€38,155) in year 4 with increments awarded annually* on the PD2 scale subject to performance and completion of the prescribed training plan for the balance of the contract.
The current PD1 and PD2 scales are as follows:
PD1: €33,975 (min.); €34,974; €36,003 (max.)
PD2: €38,155 (min.); €39,279; €40,437 (max.)
Note: Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current or previous service in the public sector. *Remuneration and the annual cycle for the payment of increments may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government policy.
Further Information for Candidates
Completed application forms should be TYPED and saved in WORD format and submitted by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12 midnight on Tuesday 22nd April 2014.
Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence.