Research Officer - Gaseous Emissions Researcher (Temporary) (Ref: 72)
To contribute, as part of the Agricultural Catchments Programme (ACP) team, to the evaluation of the effectiveness of the measures contained in the Nitrates Action Programme under the Nitrates Directive.
• Producing high quality, policy relevant papers for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals using existing and new ACP data.
• Set up of eddy covariance systems for measuring gaseous emissions.
• Establishing greenhouse gas and ammonia monitoring across the ACP catchments.
• Quantification of soil carbon stock changes over the duration of the ACP and establishment of a soil monitoring network.
• Identify and coordinate on farm data collection required for gaseous emissions and carbon sequestration research.
• Quantification of farm and catchment carbon balances.
• Contributing effectively to national and international scientific meetings.
• Participating in dissemination activities including farmer meetings, open days, stakeholder meetings etc.
• Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in soil science, environmental science, atmospheric physics, agricultural science or a related discipline.
• PhD in agronomy, crop science, soil science, environmental science or other relevant discipline.
How to Apply
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The closing date for this position is Monday 02nd March 2020 @ 12pm. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer.
As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants.
Canvassing will disqualify.