Contract Research Officer - ICT-AGRI ERA-NET Project Manager

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Teagasc

Location: Teagasc, Head Office, Oak Park, Carlow.

Grade/Salary: Research Officer, with a starting salary of €33,056 per annum.  The current salary scale is €33,056 to €64,337.

Starting pay will be at the minimum of the scale per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current or previous service in the public sector (including Teagasc).

Remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government Policy.

Post Type: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 6 months, subject to contract.

A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months.

Basic Function:          

To implement the EU-funded ICT-AGRI 2 ERA-NET project.  In particular to develop and implement a joint funding call amongst the funding agencies involved; to organise a networking event between funded projects, to produce a booklet summarising outputs from funded projects and to contribute to overall project management. 

Person Specification

Note: The ‘Essential’ qualifications, skills and knowledge outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the shortlisting process.

Essential Qualifications

  • Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in Science, ICT, Agriculture, Engineering or Business or a related discipline.

Desirable Qualifications

  • A postgraduate degree and/or research experience in Science, ICT, Agriculture, Engineering or Business.

How to Apply

An application form for this position can be accessed on the Teagasc Website at www.teagasc.ie/careers

Completed application forms should be TYPED, saved in PDF format and submitted by email to teagascjobs@clark.ie no later than 12 midnight on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence.  Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.

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