Post-Doctoral Researcher. Project Title: PORTOS

Post-Doctoral Researcher. Project Title: PORTOS

Post Duration: 1 Year, fixed summary, whole time post 

Salary: €38,630 – €45,942 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale) 

Project Title: PORTOS

Job ID: 048651

Closing Date: 03-Sep-2021 12:00

Position Summary

The successful candidate will join a team of MaREI researchers on the PORTOS Project.  PORTOS deals with the common challenge of the Atlantic Area related to the pressure that industry, economy, and society are exerting on the environment while having an abundance of natural resources. In this context, it is focused on the problem faced by ports, which are a source of air pollution and have a high-energy demand while the renewable energy resources available on-site. (
MaREI is a key research centre within UCC’s Environmental Research Institute (ERI), which is an internationally recognised Institute for environmental research dedicated to the understanding and protection of our natural environment and to developing innovative technologies, tools, and services to facilitate a transformation to a zero carbon and resource efficient society. The MaREI Centre is an SFI funded research centre headquartered in the ERI and includes 13 other Universities and Third Level Institutes from across Ireland, has 50 industrial partners and has accumulated research funding of approximately €60m. It combines the expertise of a wide range of research groups and industry partners, with the shared mission of solving the main scientific, technical and socio-economic challenges across the climate, energy and marine spaces.  MaREI is also funded by SEAI, EI, EPA, ERDF, EU, HEA, Marine Institute, DCCAE and IRC, as well as through contributions from our industry partners. Researchers in the MaREI Centre have over 30 years of experience in conducting fundamental and applied research supported by competitively won national and international funding, and commercial contracts with government agencies and industry. MaREI’s strengths lie in the multi-disciplinary nature of its research teams, allowing it to combine insights across areas such as MRE Technologies, Materials & Structures, Observations & Operations, Coastal & Marine Systems, Bioenergy, Energy Policy & Modelling and Renewable Energy Management.
Typically, the successful candidate will be based in the Beaufort Building, in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork but will be expected to work with researchers in partner institutes throughout the Atlantic Area. However, remote working may be required as per government covid guidelines. 

Additional Information

For an information package including further details of the post see    
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to ei.ccu@tnemtiurcer, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 3 September 2021. No late applications will be accepted.
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

Contact & Application

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Jimmy Murphy, Funded Investigator, MaREI, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 4864313; Email: ei.ccu@yhprum.ymmij.

Additional application details can be found here