Digital Dairy Chain

Research Fellow in Data Science

Type: Full-Time, Fixed-Term (3 Years)
Location: SRUC Barony Campus, Dumfries
Ref: ASWF/AGR/031/24

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Their ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Research Fellow at the Dairy Research Centre in Dumfries.

This position is available as part of the exciting new Strength in Places project “Digital Dairy Value Chain for South-West Scotland and Cumbria”. Based in SRUC’s Dairy Research & Innovation Centre in Dumfries and working with other leading dairy industry players across the region, the main purpose is research and demonstration projects which deliver quality products, high welfare standards and reduced environmental impacts.

Projects will develop and demonstrate new outputs based on high-throughput analysis of milk samples from individual cows and bulk herd samples, with a particular focus on infra-red analysis of milk. The appointee will work closely with existing and new data from SRUC’s dairy farm, as well as with partner data from commercial dairy farms, milk analysis from farms, bulk milk transport and milk processing factories in the region.

Closing date: 15 February 2024

Further information
Please read the Job Particulars Document before proceeding with your application.

To apply for this role, visit the SRUC website. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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