Inland Fisheries Ireland

Senior Research Officer – Quantitative Fisheries Science

Inland Fisheries Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Inland Fisheries Ireland is the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources.

The Senior Research Officer – Quantitative Fisheries Science, will conduct research that will contribute to the formulation and implementation of appropriate policies, strategies and initiatives for the Inland Fisheries Ireland Board. The focus will be on statistics and modelling, with possible research areas including fish sampling and stock assessment, and the impacts of climate change and/or invasive species on fisheries ecology.

Main duties for this role will include:

• Having a vision for the development of quantitative research in Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Research and Development Division and deliver accordingly

• Leading, directing and managing the development of quantitative expertise within the fisheries research team

• Publication of scientific and management papers

• Providing advice to the Head of Research & Development on the viability of project proposals

To qualify for this role you will possess a primary degree in a fisheries related topic, with appropriate post-graduate experience (or equivalent experience). A postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) in an area of quantitative fisheries science is also desirable. Candidates are required to have a proven track record in applied statistics and modelling and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in fisheries research and development.

Download the full job description at Job Spec DataStatsPost SRO 22_3_19.docx

Tenure: This role is offered on a 2 year fixed term contract basis.
Salary: Senior Research Officer scale (1.10.18): € 55,615 to €85,607 including 2 LSI’s
(Appointment will normally be made to 1st point on scale)

To find out more about this role, please send a cover letter and your CV to recruitment@fisheriesireland.ie the closing date for this role will be 5pm on Friday 7th June please put the reference SRSTAT19 in the subject line of your email.
Short listing will be based on the information provided in the Cover Letter and CV. Unfortunately late applications cannot be processed.

While canvasing will disqualify your application enquiries are always welcome and can be made by calling 01 8842665 and asking for a member of the recruitment team.

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Senior Research Officer – Quantitative Fisheries Science