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Dairy Research Scientist

Job Description

VANRATH are recruiting an experienced Research Scientist specialising in dairy research to assist with a study related to robotic milking systems and assist in a research project related to mixed species grazing swards for dairy cattle.

The successful scientist will work with funders, collaborators and co-researcher farmers.

Publication of results in peer reviewed scientific journals is essential to the role as is dissemination of research findings to a range of stakeholder including primary producers.

This role is available immediately and full-time Monday to Friday and will initially run on a temporary contract for at least 6 months until the position can be made permanent officially.

Salary / Benefits

£32K+ Holiday Pay + Pension + Benefits

Ideal Person

  • A PhD relating to agriculture / animal science / biological science / veterinary science, or a related natural science discipline.
  • Scientific writing and research experience relating to dairy production, animal science, or related.
  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of scientific data.
  • Capable of delivering oral scientific presentations to an audience.
  • Capable of being the lead author of papers which have been published in peer reviewed scientific journals

For further information on this vacancy, other Scientific jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Shannon McKinley in the strictest confidence.
028 90 330 250