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[Met-jobs] Teagasc PhD Walsh Fellowship - Agro-Meteorology

From Duick Thomas Young <>
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Date Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:56:26 +0000

Teagasc PhD Walsh Fellowship

An exciting funded PhD opportunity is being offered by Teagasc (Irish Agricultural and Food Development Authority) and Maynooth Univeristy in the field of agro-meteorology.

The project title is - "Using a surface energy balance approach to characterise agro-environmental zones in Ireland in support of on-farm decision making". Further information on the background and aims of the project can be found in the attached pdf.

Applicants should have a good primary degree (First or Second Class Honours) or M.A./M.Sc. in an appropriate discipline (Geography, Environmental Science, Climate Science etc.). The successful candidate should be highly self-motivated and be prepared for laboratory and/or field work with modern analytical equipment. Ideally, potential candidates would be able to demonstrate experience in remote sensing and/or application of the surface energy balance approach.

The successful applicant will be co-located between a relevant Teagasc centre (Ashtown, Dublin) and Maynooth University (26 km west of Dublin) and will receive a stipend of €22,000 which comprises of fees of up to a maximum of €6,000 per annum. University fees are paid by the student from the stipend which is tenable for 4 years.

Applicants are required to send a Curriculum Vitae and letter of interest by email before the closing date on Friday 28th April to both:

Rowan Fealy, Maynooth University Department of Geography, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare

Phone +353 (0)1 7084562 email: 
Gerald Mills, Department of Geography, University College Dublin, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Phone +353 (0)1 7168229 email:

If applicants have any questions about the project contact either Rowan or Gerald using the above contact details. 

Duick T. Young
PhD Researcher
Urban Climate & Land Surface Modelling
Department of Meteorology
Room 1U07
University of Reading
Earley Gate
T: +44 118 378 7893

Attachment: Walsh Fellowship PhD Advert_SEBS_Final2017.pdf
Description: Walsh Fellowship PhD Advert_SEBS_Final2017.pdf

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