Job offer in Ireland Contract Research Officer – Research Support Officer at The Agriculture and Food Development Authority
Location: Teagasc, Head Office, Oak Park, Carlow
Grade/Salary: Research Officer, with a starting salary of €33,056 per annum. The current salary scale is €33,056 to €64,337.
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).
Post Type: Temporary Grant-in-Aid funded contract post, the indicative duration of which is 6 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.
The post holder will have a key position in the Research Directorate, supporting staff and management in all aspects of grant applications, contract negotiation and reporting. We seek a highly-motivated professional with an understanding of European and/or Irish funding programmes. The candidate should be capable of building relationships with researchers and other internal stakeholders.
Note: The ‘Essential’ qualifications, skills and knowledge outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the shortlisting process.
- Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in Science, Agriculture, Food Science, Environmental Science, Engineering or Social Sciences or a related discipline.
- A postgraduate degree and/or experience in research support 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 email@example.com no later than 12 midnight on Wednesday 4th April 2018.
Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. Canvassing will disqualify.