UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, School of Civil Engineering, Temporary 3 years

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within School of Civil Engineering.

This is a research focused 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 work as part of a multidisciplinary team to lead a Work Package on Spatial Predictive Modelling in the Quest Project. The objectives of this work package are to:

  1. Develop machine-learning models to spatially predict organic carbon properties in target areas in an accurate and validated way;
  2. Estimate the amount of organic carbon stored currently and in the past in these areas, its source, quality, and rates of accumulation.

To this end the successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Markus Diesing at NGU to achieve these objectives, and, as part of training and development, there is an opportunity to spend time (up to 3 months) at NGU.

Salary: €39,522 - €45,610 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 18th of April 2022.

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: https://my.corehr.com/pls/coreportal_ucdp/apply?id=014307

posted: 16 March 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.