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Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, School of Biology & Environmental Science

University College Dublin
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
42,033 - 44,572 per annum

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

An exciting new multi-disciplinary project (ForES) is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Researcher. This is a collaborative project with researchers in Trinity College Dublin and practitioners in Coillte. The project will use Natural Capital Accounting approaches to co-develop tools for sustainable forestry management decision-making (see

This is an academic research 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.

In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will carry out the following duties specific to this project:

Develop a Bayesian Belief Network (BBN) to model the delivery of ecosystem services from selected forest sites and the effects of different management scenarios on ecosystem service delivery. The BBN will be incorporated into a decision support tool in collaboration with researchers in Trinity College Dublin

Salary range: 42,033 - 44,572 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 14th 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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