Fixed-term, Whole-time Post
MaREI is a key research centre within UCC’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI), which is an internationally recognised Institute for environmental research dedicated to the understanding and protection of our natural environment and to developing innovative technologies, tools and services to facilitate a transformation to a zero carbon and resource efficient society. The MaREI Centre is an SFI funded research centre headquartered in the ERI and includes 13 other Universities and Third Level Institutes from across Ireland, has 50 industrial partners and has accumulated research funding of approximately €60m. It combines the expertise of a wide range of research groups and industry partners, with the shared mission of solving the main scientific, technical and socio-economic challenges across the climate, energy and marine spaces. MaREI is also funded by SEAI, EI, EPA, ERDF, EU, HEA, Marine Institute, DCCAE and IRC, as well as through contributions from our industry partners. Researchers in the MaREI Centre have over 30 years of experience in conducting fundamental and applied research supported by competitively won national and international funding, and commercial contracts with government agencies and industry. MaREI’s strengths lie in the multi-disciplinary nature of its research teams, allowing it to combine insights across areas such as MRE Technologies, Materials & Structures, Observations & Operations, Coastal & Marine Systems, Bioenergy, Energy Policy & Modelling and Renewable Energy Management.
The A-A Agora project is a Horizon Europe project focussing on restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems and increased climate resilience. This position offers the opportunity for an ambitious marine ecologist with proven expertise in Ecosystem Services/Nature Based Solutions to join this exciting partnership from the project outset and make a meaningful contribution to its direction and delivery. As such, the successful candidate should have a strong publication record, excellent team-working skills as well as the ability to pro-actively drive the project’s work. They will need to provide leadership and show initiative within a dynamic team environment to ensure the successful development and implementation of the A-AAgora objectives. They should also have experience of working on EU funded projects and of delivering high quality outputs in collaboration with other researchers and with project consortia.
Post Duration: until 31 May 2026
Salary: €59,227 - €64,537 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)
Project Title: A-A Agora
For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Emma Verling, Research Fellow, MaREI Centre, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 4864333; Email: email@example.com .
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 27 January 2023. No late applications will be accepted.
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.
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|Contact Person :||Emma Verling||Contact Email :||email@example.com|
|Job ID :||063092||Contact Number :|
|Close Date :||27-Jan-2023 12:00|