This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a large multi-disciplinary Irish project, with partners in Irish Universities that will research and develop additions and refinements to the Irish forest carbon accounting and reporting tool.
This part of the project intends to develop a system of stratifying national area into constituent soil, climate and land use layers. Best available data will be used where appropriate and new layers will be constructed where required.
These will be integrated into a redeveloped national reporting system. The advertised role will ensure the interoperability of research inputs into the modelling and reporting system. The successful candidate will play a key role in facilitating collaboration with the National GHG Network for Agriculture and LULUCF.
Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project:
•To develop a suite of data products for integration into modelling activities across the project
•To investigate suitability of existing national soil, land use and climate data products for project purposes
•To develop methods of integrating existing data and developing derived interpreted products where required
•To collaborate closely with other team members and work packages in establishing their data needs
•To complete additional data development and management duties as they may arise and be assigned by the line manager
Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
•To interpret research findings and prepare scientific and popular press publications.
•To disseminate research findings to a variety of audiences as appropriate.
•To assist Teagasc in meeting the commitments of the Quality Customer Service charter and action plan.
•To comply with all relevant Teagasc policies and procedures.
•To actively participate in the Teagasc Post Doctoral Fellowship programme and review processes, and to undertake all post doctoral fellowship training and associated duties as agreed in the Training & Development Plan.
•To take up additional duties as they may arise and be assigned by management.