Postdoctoral Researcher in Psychology

Maynooth, Ireland
37,222 per annum
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher with strong qualitative research skills to work as part of a large international multidisciplinary consortium. The project - Perfom2Scale - is funded by the European Commission and led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine; with partners in Europe (The Netherland and Switzerland) and Africa (Ghana, Uganda and Malawi), as well as Ireland, where this post will be based, at Maynooth University. The candidate will also work closely with the other Irish partners in the project; the Centre for Global Health at Trinity College Dublin.

Perform2Scale is a well-managed and very supportive consortium with a broad range of expertise brought to focus around the challenge of strengthening human resources for health. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to several aspects of the project, including on-going work on capacity building, and there is scope to allow them to further development of their own research interests.

Candidates with a background in psychology, anthropology, sociology, development or any other relevant discipline are welcome to apply. There will be good opportunities for international travel and continuing professional development with the project. The successful candidate will work with Professor Mac MacLachlan and be part of an active research team within the ALL (Assisting Living & Learning) Institute, and in the Department of Psychology, at Maynooth University. Interaction with other departments within the university will also be strongly encouraged.

Post-Doctoral Researcher Salary Scale: 37,222 per annum

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 2nd December 2018.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer.

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University.