Research Assistant , UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science (Temporary)

October 12 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science. This is a temporary post.

The Research Assistant will undertake laboratory based research on a project entitled “Delivering processed meat products with health benefits”, funded by the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The research will be conducted at UCD's Institute of Food and Health at the Institute's food processing and analytical laboratory facilities on the Belfield campus. The overall aim of the project is to reduce “unhealthy” constituents while simultaneously increasing the level of desirable bioactive constituents in processed meat products thereby increase their “healthiness”. The successful appointee will build on a body of research work already undertaken by researchers at the Institute. Training will be provided as required.

See Job Description for more details.

Salary: €21,459 per annum.

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Wednesday 25th October 2017.

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 CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

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