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BiOrbic Graduate Research and Training Coordinator

Applications are invited for a Fixed-term post until 10 January 2025 of a BiOrbic Graduate Research and Training Coordinator within BiOrbic, Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre.

Applications are invited for the temporary post of Graduate Research and Training Coordinator at BiOrbic, Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating BiOrbic's graduate research and training activities and fostering an engaged community of researchers. They will be primary contact point for the Centre's postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers and will be responsible for the development and implementation of a dedicated training and skills development programme for the next generation of bioeconomy leaders.

This role is early career stage researcher-facing and will involve a high level of support for the Centre's 100+ postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers who are funded by Science Foundation Ireland and other national and international funding agencies. In addition, the appointee will manage BiOrbic's flagship Atoms-2-Products Centre for Doctoral Training (A2P CDT) programme, which is delivered in close collaboration with the University of Nottingham, is funded by SFI and the EPSRC and is forming a new generation of PhDs who are trained to embed sustainability into their work whilst having an understanding of the commercial needs of industry. The current CDT cohort is 20 PhD students with 5 more students to be recruited to the programme in September 2023.

The post is based at UCD with occasional travel required to other BiOrbic partners and to the University of Nottingham (UK). BiOrbic supports hybrid working and hybrid arrangements can be discussed with the candidate. BiOrbic is Ireland's National Bioeconomy Research Centre. It is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre performing both blue skies and industry-focused research to build and support the development of Ireland's bioeconomy. It brings together Ireland's leading researchers from across a range of disciplines including biotechnology, systems and synthetic biology, chemistry, chemical and bioprocess engineering, agri-food, agriculture, animal and human nutrition, marine and social sciences. The centre is hosted by University College Dublin (UCD), Trinity College Dublin, Teagasc, National University of Ireland, Galway and University of Limerick, Munster Technological University and a variety of domestic and international industry partners, with Centre Operations located at UCD.

Salary Range: 48,000 - 55,000 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 6th of April 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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