Job Opportunity: Community-Academic Research Links, UCC seek Research Support Officer

Job Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Closing Date for Applications: 19 Oct 2016
Department: Business Information Systems
School: Cork University Business School.
College: College of Business and Law
Contract Type: Fixed Term Whole-Time
Job Type: Research
Salary: €33,970 pa.

Position Summary

Community Academic Research Links (CARL) has been established to promote and develop UCC’s community engagement agenda. The key benefits arising from community engagement are as follows:

(i)    promotes the ‘public purpose’ of the university;

(ii)   provides students with ‘real world’ experiential learning experiences that augment their development and employability;

(iii) serves to develop translational research applications that are of utility to the community/economy and involve knowledge transfers and exchanges between the university and civil society;

(iv) engagement by staff and students constitutes a major investment in the community (currently unquantified);

(v)   potentially attracts funding from HEA and private donors interested in promoting community engagement.

CARL has embarked on a research project to map community engagement amongst UCC staff and students so that we can enhance our commitment to supporting our local and wider communities

Salary: €33,970

Post Duration: 12 months

Project Title:  Community Academics Research Links (CARL)

Role Summary

This title will apply to a person of appropriate qualifications e.g., BSc, MSc or PhD employed on a contract for the purpose of supporting a research project, programme, centre or institute. A Research Support Officer will work under the direction of one or more Principal Investigator (s)/ Senior Researcher(s) within a dedicated laboratory on one or more research projects.

To view the opportunity in full click here. 

For Informal Enquiries on the post candidates should contact:

Name: Dr Karen Neville or Dr Catherine O’Mahony

Title:  Senior Lecturer, BIS / Co-Chair of CARL 

Email Address: or

Telephone: + (353)-21-4903668 or 4658612

To Apply:

Please submit a short cover letter and C.V. to Dr. Karen Neville, Co-Chair of CARL, , +(353)-21-4903668, and Dr Catherine O’Mahony on or before the closing date of the 19th of October, 2016

Supplementary Information on the Department/Research Centre and the post is available at the following URL:

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