Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Earth Science/Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG)

University College Dublin

Dublin, , IE

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The Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG) is a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded centre established in 2015. It brings together a team of researchers representing the full geosciences spectrum with a clear focus on the economic impact of the wider geosciences sector. iCRAG aims to transform applied geosciences research in Ireland by focussing resources into thematic areas and by requiring that research outputs are systematically embedded into industry to maximise impact.

We wish to appoint a Post-doctoral Researcher in the field of engineered nanoparticle groundwater contamination. The successful candidate will work on the project ‘Linked laboratory and field investigations of engineered nanomaterial (ENM) behaviour in selected soils and groundwaters’. This project is one of several within the Groundwater spoke of iCRAG (Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences – The main objective is to develop a scientific basis to assess the risks to Irish groundwaters associated with the increased prevalence of ENMs in the environment, specifically focusing on silver nanoparticles (AgNPs).

See Job Description for more details.

Salary: €36,489 – €37,013 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Wednesday 31st January 2018. Extended deadline Friday 9th February 2018.