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:

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