UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

Research Assistant, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, Fixed term post until 30 September 2024. Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

We are seeking a research assistant in Agri-tech, Plant Sciences, Biosystems, Electrical Engineering, Electronics or similar areas to join our School. This position will combine assisting data collection and data analysis of different equipment, including a state-of-the-art high-throughput phenotyping platform, plant growth chambers and other equipment. Training for this cutting-edge imaging equipment will be provided. The research assistant will collaborate with an international team with expertise in different areas namely crop physiology, phenomics, computer science and breeding.

The research assistant will be responsible for maintaining and programming equipment functions, assist on experimental design, QC and preliminary data analysis of plant-images, liaison with imaging company regarding equipment troubleshooting among other research-related tasks.

The research assistant will work as part of a team conducting this research programme. 

 Fixed salary: €27,380 per annum

 Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 15th August 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.

Anyone is eligible. Please note that we do not offer relocation allowance nor VISA expenses coverage.

Informal Enquiries ONLY to:
Name: Dr. Sónia Negrão
Title: Assistant Professor in Plant Sciences
Email address: sonia.negrao@ucd.ie
Telephone: +353(0) 17162150

How to apply:

  1. Go through this link: https://my.corehr.com/pls/ucdrecruit/erq_search_package.search_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E
  2. Select “Search by UCD School / Unit” >> Biology & Environment Science
  3. It will take you to Current Job Vacancies, then select: Research Assistant, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, Fixed term post until 30 September 2024
  4. Apply as instructed

 Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 15th August 2022

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