20190530 – Postdoctoral Researcher – Exploring microbial denitrifiers and potential for mitigation of N2O emissions in agricultural soils – School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland

20190530 – Postdoctoral Researcher – Exploring microbial denitrifiers and potential for mitigation of N2O emissions in agricultural soils – School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland


| Deadline: May, 30 2019 |

Brief Description:

The successful candidate will carry out research on microbial denitrifers in Irish soils and how this relates to N20 emissions. The researcher should be familiar with functional and phylogenetic analysis of microbial communities, and will lead in the paper writing for these tasks. This person will organise the daily operations of the project work at Johnstown Castle, will co-ordinate technical work with a research assistant, and will assist the project co-ordinator in collating reports and arranging project meetings. They will take the lead in data analysis and in writing progress reports, presentations and publication of scientific/technical papers



Salary:

EUR 39,530 per YEAR


Host Institution:

School of Natural Sciences, NUI Galway, Ireland

Scholarships Duration:

1 year(s)



Course Starts:

Not Specified





Location:

University Rd, Galway, Galway, Galway ,Ireland H91 TK33



Field of Study:

Microbiology



Number of Scholarships:

1



Eligibility:

A PhD in Microbiology or a cognate subject Relevant research experience in soil or environmental microbiology Demonstrated technical expertise in microbial community analysis Evidence of research activity (publications, conference presentations, awards) and future scholarly output (working papers, research proposals etc.). Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation) with an ability to enable effective knowledge and technology transfer. Fluency in English Expertise in experimental design Excellent project management, analytical, report writing and data analysis skills An ability to collaborate with team members and PhD students to help build research knowledge and skill and to guide professional development. Ability to generate new ideas, unique concepts, models and solutions



Application Instruction:

Applications to include a covering letter, CV,and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Fiona Brennan: fiona.brennan@teagasc.ie Please put reference number NUIG-054-19 in subject line of e-mail application.



Website:

http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/researchjobs/