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Research Officer – Environmental River Enhancement Programme

by admin - November 13th, 2019.
Filed under: Communications, Conservation, Contract, Ecology, Environmental Science, Fisheries, Freshwater Ecology, Full-time, Geography, Habitat Surveys, Research, Science.

Employer: Inland Fisheries Ireland
Job Type: Temporary Specified Purpose Contract
Salary: €35,151 – €67,575
Closing Date: 5pm November 27th 2019


This is a front-line leadership role and the successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in networking and communication skills as well as excellence in planning and execution of applied scientific studies in field situations. The successful candidate will have academic and practical experience of fluvial geomorphology and aquatic ecology.

The Job 

The role of Research Officer has a number of areas of responsibility including:

  • Day to day delivery of the Project under the supervision of the Senior Research Officer
  • Liaise closely with the Senior Research Officer and supervise staff allocated to the project
  • Work independently in the field and with the support of IFI staff and of other project staff when required
  • Contribute to and oversee development of all core elements of the programme (admin, desk, field)
  • Work with Senior Research officer to develop comprehensive programme of field surveys in line with available resources and in context of EU Directives (Habitats and Water Framework Directives)

Download the full Job Description here.

Tenure: Temporary Specified Purpose

Salary: RO Scale (01.09.2019)

Research Officer, appointments will be normally made at the first point of the scale:

€35,151, €36,883, €38,941, €40,865, €43,630, €45,926, €47,801, €49,619, €53,738, €55,689, €57,745, €59,797, €61,839, €63,908, €65,426 (LSI 1), €67,575 (LSI2)


Applications (a cover letter and up to date Curriculum Vitae) should be sent to: by 5.00pm Wednesday 27th November 2019.

Short listing will be based on the information provided in the Cover Letter and CV

Please include the reference EREP19 in your application and email subject line.

Unfortunately late applications cannot be processed.

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