Teagasc PhD Walsh Scholarship Opportunity
Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Animal Science, Agricultural Science, or other relevant disciplines. Knowledge on animal welfare and conducting animal experiments is a prerequisite. Applicants should have an interest in sustainability issues and experience with quantitative research (e.g. modelling) is a plus. The successful candidate should be self-motivated, must have quantitative skills and be willing to liaise directly with stakeholders in the pig supply chain. The candidate must be proficient in both written and spoken English.
The PhD Scholarship is a joint project between Teagasc and Wageningen University & Research. The student will be primarily based at Teagasc, Moorepark, Co. Cork Ireland, but also regularly visit the Netherlands to, among other activities, complete university training modules in Wageningen. The studentship is for 4 years with a grant of €25,000 per annum, which is intended to cover both student stipend and university fees. The project aims to start by in January 2024