Research Partner

University College Dublin - UCD Research and Innovation

UCD Office of the Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact

Applications are invited for the temporary post of Research Partner within the UCD Research and Innovation.

The Research Partners Group is a newly formed group within the integrated Research and Innovation unit. The role of research partner will drive closer integration between the central unit and the Colleges, Schools and Institutes. It will enhance connectivity, improve two-way communication between the units and embed a greater focus on the strategic development of research in each area. In this, the partner will work closely with senior academic colleagues in their area to identify, shape and implement initiatives relating to strategic priorities and new programme development. The role will provide an important external perspective and will be involved in contributing to national policy relevant to their area. They will also be a point of contact for key industry partners and will be expected to develop strong relationships with these and with other relevant external stakeholders in Government and its agencies. These roles will connect with the Technology Transfer Officers, who operate in a similar context but with a focus on IP and commercialisation. Each partner will be assigned a portfolio that focuses on an area of importance to the University.

95 Snr Administrative IV Salary Scale: €56,035 - €85,595 per annum

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

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Tuesday, 19 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:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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