Location: Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin 15
Grade/Salary: Post Doc Level 1 with a Salary Scale of €37,028 to €44,658
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Teagasc seeks to appoint a PD1 researcher, to lead the research of a recently-funded project in the area of product innovation, with a specific focus on satiety. The successful candidate will be based at the Ashtown campus, where facilities include research and analytical laboratories and a food processing pilot plant.
The project aims to conduct innovative research and exploit new technological solutions for the development and optimization of re-designed products (in particular bakery, and to a lesser degree, beverages) with increased health benefits for the PCF sector. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, the manipulation of bakery ingredient blends and the development of suitable process methodologies will be created to formulate novel products, and the structure-function relationship of these new product matrices will be fully characerized using traditional and novel analytical methods.
The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research. This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies.
The PD Fellow will, while working in conjunction with senior research staff, gain insight and experience into a variety of areas including the processes of project and budgetary management, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, writing grant applications, and attracting external funding; the development of active collaboration with relevant national and international research communities; the development of communication and presentation skills, leadership and management skills, and overall career development.
Note: The ‘Essential’ qualifications, skills and knowledge outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the shortlisting process.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, and view other vacancies in Teagasc, please visit www.teagasc.ie/careers. The closing date for this position is Friday 19th March, 2020 @12.00noon. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.
|Location:||Dublin, Ashtown - Ireland|
£32,360.25 to £39,028.41 converted salary* Post Doc Level 1
|Placed On:||15th February 2021|
|Closes:||19th March 2021|
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