Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 at UCD School of Civil Engineering (2.5 year)
University College Dublin

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Civil Engineering (2.5 year)

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


The LAND2SEA project will undertake integrated modelling of consequences of terrestrial activities and climate change for freshwater and coastal marine biodiversity and ecosystem services The complexity of ecosystem functioning and biodiversity is a major challenge in producing a useful decision support framework at the temporal and spatial scales relevant for management decisions. Although many of the individual organisms, processes and interactions involved have been extensively studied and models of their behaviour produced, the enabling challenge is to produce a framework capable of utilising this existing knowledge and related models to determine the effect of stressors and management actions on ecosystems services. A Post-Doctoral researcher is required to contribute to the building of such a framework


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 also carry out the following duties specific to this project:


Synthesise relevant information
Review model integration methodology and tools (UCD).
Assist in the evaluation and choice of Decision Support tools
Develop models with applications to case studies (UCD).
Post Doc Level 1 Salary Scale: €37,223 - €37,757 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience.


Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 31st August 2019.


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.

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