Job Title: Post Doctoral Research Fellow Combined Level 1/2 (PD1/2) - Animal Breeding - VistaMilk TP6 (Temporary) (Ref: 90)
To contribute, as part of a large team of research and industry bodies, to the development of a national breeding program and associated decision support tools through the analyses and deployment of novel phenotypic, genetic and genomic tools in dairy cattle.
Aid in the analysis of genotype and phenotypic data.
Derivation and analysis of novel phenotypes for consideration in national breeding programs.
Development of pipelines for national genetic and genomic evaluations.
Development of national dairy-beef index.
Development and deployment of a tool to aid in the transaction of dairy (x beef) calves.
Development of a sire advice tool for use by dairy farmers.
Undertake research on genome editing.
PhD in animal breeding or a related discipline.
Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years post-PhD
Experience in Animal Genetics and Genomics.
Experience in setting own research agenda
How to Apply:
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The closing date for this position is Tuesday 25th February 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.