Senior Postdoctoral Position, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering
Senior Postdoctoral Position
Sustainable Energy Research Group,
Environmental Research Group
Funded by The Environmental Protection Agency: Science, Technology, Research & Innovation for the Environment (STRIVE) Programme 2007 – 2013.
“Compressed biomethane generated from grass used as a transport fuel”.
This project requires a senior Post Doc for an 18 month period, to produce an academic report in collaboration with Teagasc (Agricultural Research Centre) on the potential for grass as a feedstock for biomethane production for use as a transport fuel. The role will concentrate on the production process and the logistics of distribution of the gaseous fuel. The project starts December 2007/January 2008.
The role carries an initial salary of €54,729/a; is based in the Environmental Research Institute (http://www.ucc.ie/en/ERI/) under the supervision of Dr Jerry D Murphy (www.ucc.ie/serg/jerry.html). The biofuels research team will comprise a principle investigator, a senior Post Doc, three PhD students and three masters students.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Engineering (or in the area of anaerobic digestion or biofuels), have published extensively in the area of anaerobic digestion/biofuels and will have suitable post doctorate experience of production of academic papers/reports.
Written applications including CV, list of publications, and details of three academic referees to Dr Jerry D Murphy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland; email: email@example.com, who will also be available for informal discussion.
Closing date: Friday, 30 November 2007