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Research Assistant

University College Dublin
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
25934.51 - 34689.59 per annum

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Applications are invited for a Temporary, 18 Months post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

Applications are invited for an 18-month Research Assistant position as part of "HOLOS-IE" project funded by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). It is comprised of an agricultural systems modeler, programmer, GIS specialist, and academics/researchers from other areas such as crop science, animal science, climatology, and forestry/agroforestry, and a non-academic societal impact champion.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of an international, transdisciplinary team (PI: Dr. Ibrahim Khalil and Co-PI: Dr. Anca Jurcut). The activities of the Research Assistant will be to upgrade a promising systems-based model (HOLOS - an open-source Canadian Model) tested in Ireland considering Irish farming systems, (iii) develop a digital platform (HOLOS-IE) to address land uses and management issues to achieve sustainable agricultural farming while reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) and environmental pollution, and (iv) promote activities to have a wider societal impact including at policy levels. It is anticipated that the role will commence in February 2023, or shortly thereafter.

Salary Range: 28,701- 38,390 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 3rd of February 2023.

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.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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