Blue Flower

Contract Technologist: 'Appraisal of Integrated

Land Management' (Ref: CT / LM / 0315)

 

 

Basic Function

 

The function of this position is to explore and appraise pathways towards integrated land Management and use this appraisal to guide international policy formation. The scope of this

 

Appraisal will include:

 

Approaches to maximising the offsetting potential of land in Ireland:

The role of metrics in incentivizing integrated land management

An assessment of potential accounting approaches

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

Collate and analyse the most recent data and knowledge bases on emission, offsetting, carbon sinks, reservoirs and sources from land.

Liaise closely with the Teagasc Working Groups on GHs, DAFM Climate Unit and the EPA Climate Unit, and with others (e.g. DoE) if required.

Liaise with the development of FH2025 in a two-way communication to ensure consistency between Food Harvest ambition and climate mitigation ambitions.

Person Specification

 

Essential

 

Candidates must have an honours Level 8 degree in agricultural science, environmental science, or a related discipline that is of direct relevance to policy assessments on integrated land management, food security and climate change.

Desirable

 

A postgraduate degree and/or professional experience in soil science or related discipline that is of direct relevance to policy assessments on integrated land management, food security and climate change, would be a distinct advantage.

How to Apply

 

A detailed job description and application form for this position can be accessed on the Teagasc Website at www.teagasc.ie/careers

 

Completed application forms should be TYPED and saved in MS WORD format and submitted by email to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. no later than 12 midnight on Monday 23 March 2015.

 

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