Postdoctorate Position - Biofuels Research
Postdoctorate - Biofuels Research
Postdoctorate position in Biofuels research, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork with a particular emphasis on life cycle assessment of grass production for utilisation as a feedstock for biomethane production.
Location: Teagasc Johnstown Castle, Wexford, with close contact with Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork
- To conduct a Life Cycle Analysis of grass production in temperate oceanic Northern Europe;
- To assess the carbon balance and the associated greenhouse gas emission associated with the production of grass as a feedstock for production of biogas;
- To apply environmental impact assessments of land use options in Ireland in terms of carbon, nutrient and water efficiencies.
- To produce the final report for the Environmental Protection Agency entitled “Compressed Biomethane Generated from Grass used as a Transport Fuel.”
Contract Start Date: 1 August 2008
Contract Completion: 31 December 2009
Contract Duration: 17 months
Salary: UCC Post Doctorate Entry Level, Level 1, Point 5, starting salary €47,769/a
Project Leaders: Dr Jerry D Murphy, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork. Email: email@example.com
and Dr Rogier Shulte, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Wexford. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Process: Detailed CV and letter of application sent to either of project leaders
Closing Date: 30 June 2008