Entrepreneurial Specialist (Temporary)

University College Dublin - UCD Office of the Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

Post Duration Temporary, 36 months

Note: Panel appointment, Full-time or Part-time

UCD Innovation Academy

UCD Office of the Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

Applications are invited for the temporary roles as Entrepreneurial Specialist within the UCD Innovation Academy.

As a result of increasing demand and student numbers, the UCD Innovation Academy seeks to recruit a panel of up to 4 full-time or 8 part-time practitioner based Entrepreneurial Specialists in the area of “Enterprise” and/or ‘Creative Thinking’ for its Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship Programmes delivered by the UCD Innovation Academy. Our action-based teaching methods focus on experiential learning, whereby students apply what they have learned in class to real-world, meaningful challenges, usually set by external industry collaborators. Hence, relationships with and contributions from practitioners, industry experts and entrepreneurs play a fundamental role in the student learning experience. Since its establishment in 2010 the Academy has worked with over 250 organisations and over 3,000 learners, both in Ireland and abroad, and has become an internationally recognized exemplar of best-practice in innovation and entrepreneurship education.

Salary range:  €57,000 – €65,700 per annum, pro rota

Appointment will be made on scale in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday, 15 December 2017

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.   Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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