Basic Function of the post:
- Identify existing and potential literature, datasets and policies in relation to riparian buffer management.
- Collect and collate environmental data across multiple scales and resolutions.
- Develop strategies to support targeting of riparian buffers within the landscape.
- Prepare manuscripts for publication and contribute to wider dissemination.
Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:
- Collate existing available datasets on buffer strips (including habitat data).
- Collate available relevant national, regional and local datasets (e.g. soils, terrain data) that can be used to improve targeting of riparian buffer measures.
- Enhance the accuracy of existing approaches to help identify hydrologically sensitive areas.
- Develop models for landscape source-delivery risks using best available data.
- Identify appropriate field-trial and dissemination sites for inclusion in the SMARTER_BufferZ project.
- PhD in agri-environment, water quality, hydrology, soil science, agriculture, or a related discipline.
- Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years' post-PhD.
- Experience with systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Familiarity with experimental designs and protocols for field sampling.
Further Information for Candidates
Candidates can access a Fellowship Programme Application form for this post on the Teagasc website at https://www.teagasc.ie/about/opportunities/post-doctoral-opportunities/.
Teagasc do not accept Curriculum Vitaes as an application for a position. In order to apply for a post the relevant application form must be completed in order to be considered.
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Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify. The details contained above are subject to change without notice.