Job offer in Ireland Contract Research Officer – Meat Tenderness Management at The Agriculture and Food Development Authority

Location: Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15.

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.

Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 25 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: We are seeking to recruit a competent, driven and enthusiastic Contract Research Officer to undertake research as part of the Meat Technology Ireland (MTI) Centre based in Teagasc Ashtown.  This project provides an excellent opportunity for a Meat Tenderness Management Research Officer (MTMRO) to expand their knowledge and skill base through research of strategic importance to the Irish meat sector.

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 Meat/Food science or a related discipline.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • A PhD in meat/food science or related discipline would be a distinct advantage.

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 noon on Monday 8th July 2019. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence. 

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer.  As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

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