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2021-09-30 10:08:57

Trinity College Dublin is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative researcher, with expertise in Natural Capital Accounting, to join the interdisciplinary Farm Zero C project.

Farm Zero C is an SFI-funded collaboration between industry and academia, which aims to deliver a range of strategies to help to create a more sustainable and resilient dairy sector. The ultimate aim of the project is to develop a replicable net zero emissions model for dairy farmers. The Farm Zero C team is led by SFI BiObic Centre and Carbery Group, with partners including University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Munster Technological University Kerry, Teagasc and GRASSA B.V. The project builds on previous work at Shinagh Dairy Farm (in West Cork), as a ‘demonstrator’, and will develop tools to be deployed through a technological platform (Climate Neutral App) that will allow farmers to design climate and biodiversity strategies that best suits their needs.

Candidates must demonstrate the following

  • Minimum 3 years experience (which may include experience gained during a PhD) in a relevant field, such as natural capital accounting, agricultural ecology, ecological economics, environmental resource economics, or related discipline, with a good understanding of Natural Capital Accounting, SEAA-EA, and ecosystem condition assessment.

  • Research expertise and excellent written communication skills as evidenced by, for example, publications in international peer-reviewed journals

  • Excellent oral communication and team work skills for transdisciplinary collaboration with other researchers and partners in industry 

  • Strong organisation skills and self-motivation 
  • Driving licence


Deadline for applying: 14 October 2021

More information about the position and how to apply you can find here.

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