July 18, 2023   •   News


Animal Microbiome Researcher

Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Grange, Dunsany, Co Meath, C15 PW93
 Salary:  Research Officer with a Salary Scale of €37,808 to €72,999
 ResearchFunded Full Time
 Closing Date: 31/07/2023Closing Time: 12:00

Job Summary


Temporary externally funded non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 27 months, subject to contract.  A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months.

Basic Function

The successful candidate will be based at the Animal and Bioscience Research Department, Teagasc Grange, Co. Meath. While most of the research programme will be conducted on-site working with cattle, conducting studies related to animal health, evironment and feed efficiency, collecting biological samples and recording other performance data, some work will be conducted on dairy cattle herds at Teagasc Moorepark, Co. Cork.

Tasks will involve liaising with laboratory staff, recording performance, conducting genomics-based sample preparation such as microbial DNA and RNA for microbial profiling including metagenomics and metatranscriptomics, host animal data collation, bioinformatics and statistical analysis.

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