Research Assistant – ocean acidification and biogeochemistry (NUIG RES 110-21)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as a Research Assistant with the School of Natural Sciences /Ryan Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

This position is with the CE2COAST™ project funded through JPI Oceans and JPI Climate and is available for 12 months, commencing on or after the 1st August 2021.

The Ryan Institute is the National University of Ireland, Galway’s hub for Environmental, Marine and Energy research and contributes to some of the most important national and international, long-term, environmental, marine and energy research issues ( Staff from a range of disciplines and schools across the University contribute to research in the Institute. Staff in the School of Natural Sciences are the main contributors to the project with which this post is associated. The CE2COAST project is funded through JPI Oceans and JPI Climate with NUI Galway and the Marine Institute as the Irish partners – see

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be involved in day to day support for a range of research activities involving physical, chemical and biological studies related to ocean acidification (OA) and biogeochemistry. The post will be based at NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute. The project requires fieldwork which will involve travel and some out of hours work, and will include seagoing work on research vessels.  

To Apply:

Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Mrs Lorna Larkin (

Please put reference number NUIG-RES 110-21 in subject line of e-mail application.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm (Irish Summer Time) on 18 June 2021

Interviews are planned to be held on Monday 28th June via Zoom or where feasible, in person at NUI Galway.

Application:NUIG RES110-21 Research Assistant – Ocean Acidification and Biogeochemistry

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