Rural Economy and Development Centre, Teagasc
Closing Date: 23/06/2023 -Closing Time: 12:00
Co-ordination and implementation of the VistaMilk Education and Public Engagement programme funded by Science Foundation Ireland and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Salary: Post Doc (Level 1) with a Salary Scale of €39,540 to €43,698
The appointee will support the co-ordination and implementation of the VistaMilk Education and Public Engagement programme funded by Science Foundation Ireland and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The programme includes three pillar programmes (1) Pipeline to research; (2) Influencing Policy; and (3) the Culture of EPE at VistaMilk.
Engaged research involves the use of research approaches and methodologies, grounded in social and behavioural sciences that aim to support collaborative engagement in a research community and support the translation of research into impact. For example, the successful candidate will use approaches such as multi-actor approach/participatory research/co-design research and will implement quantitative and qualitative research methods. These approaches will be implemented in a highly applied manner and the appointee will work on various engaged research initiatives including public engagement and science communication campaigns, delivery of training in engaged research methods, and supporting inter-disciplinary research efforts.
The primary location for this position is Rural Economy and Development Centre, Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co Galway, H65 R718. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking to be based in Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin 15 or Moorepark Research & Development Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, County Cork.