The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is the only academic institution in Ireland that delivers education and research on the complete food chain from initial on farm production through processing to final consumption by the consumer. The School supports the agri-food industry in Ireland by educating students to become industry leaders and by conducting world class research.

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant within School of Agriculture & Food Science. The Nutritional Metabolomic Research Group led by Prof. Lorraine Brennan is seeking a Research Assistant to work on the Health Research Board (HRB) US-Ireland funded project ‘Food based biomarkers, diet quality and cardiometabolic health’.

The successful candidate should have a background in human nutrition and experience in data analysis and using softwares such as Nutritics. The role will support researchers with all aspects of the project including assisting with human intervention studies and dietary data analysis.

The candidate should possess the following skills; dietary data analysis, time management and good organisational skills. They will also need to prepare reports and present results at project meetings. The candidate will need to able to work as part of a team but also independently. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary research team.

Salary Range: €27,380 – €31,049 per annum

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 13th July 2022

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.

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eRecruitment Applicant Guidelines
014682 – Job Description.pdf

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