14/02/2020

Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher, MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University College Cork
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
    Environmental science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/02/2020 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Cork
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    39
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

6 Month, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post

Position summary

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher in Marine Renewable Energy to join the MaREI centre in University College Cork (UCC), based at the Beaufort Building, Haulbowline Rd, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, Ireland.

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 11 other Universities and Third Level Institutes from across Ireland, has 50 industrial partners and has research funding of approximately €60m. 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.

MaREI wishes to recruit a Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher with a unique skillset in marine renewable energy in order to lead the management of and participate in round robin testing; and contribute to tank testing standardization and verification for the H2020 MaRINET2 Project. The MaREI Centre in UCC are coordinating this €10m European Infrastructures Network, which involves 39 partners from across Europe. The candidate will therefore need the technical skillsets to understand tank hydrodynamic effects and data processing, in addition to effective project management and technical skills to plan and manage this element of the work programme with a diverse group of project partners. The appointee will be expected to assist in the performance of research in the MaREI Centre and will work primarily under the direction of the MaRINET2 Principal Investigator and Project Manager within the MaREI Centre in UCC.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a leading role in ensuring that the project delivers on its Work Programme and as such should have a track record of successfully contributing to EU projects.

Project Title: MaRINET2

Post Duration: 6 Months

Salary: €46,337 - €49,048 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

For an information package including further details of the post see https://ore.ucc.ie/. Job ID: 039852

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Jimmy Murphy, Senior Lecturer, MaREI Centre, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 486 4313; Email: jimmy.murphy@ucc.ie.

Additional comments

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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 21st February 2020. No late applications will be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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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