There is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to work on a number of target projects in the area of Cheese Research. The position will be funded through the Career-FIT PLUS programme, a Marie Skłodowska -Curie Actions COFUND.

Selected applicants will prepare a submission in conjunction with the academic mentor, Dr J.J. Sheehan, and specific industry secondment mentors. The position will be based in Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Ireland.

Candidates needs experience of research in dairy and food matrices (preferably cheese) with publications in high impact factor journals; experience in advanced analytical methodologies such as rheometry and microscopy; and a high competency in English. Submit an electronic copy of Curiculum Vitae and a letter of interest to: Dr J.J. (Diarmuid) Sheehan (


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