Post Doctoral Researcher, Psychology

Maynooth, Ireland
14 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Psychology    

Closing Date : 05-Jan-2020

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher with expertise in Interaction Design or sociotechnical system design, to work on an EU Horizon 2020 project, primarily in the area of design for security, specifically tools for the secure management of EU borders based on a risk-based screening approach. The TRESSPASS (robusT Risk basEd Screening and alert System for PASSengers and luggage) project is a 42 month innovation action that commenced in June 2018 and will run until November 2022.

Maynooth University's role in this project is to lead the work package on "operational methods and acceptability" and participate in several other work packages, offering human factors, behavioural, and design expertise towards the development of security technologies, and to evaluate from a human factors point of view the effectiveness of the systems in operational context.

The successful candidate may also be asked to contribute to the teaching activities within the department corresponding to their own interests, knowledge, and experience, and potentially contribute to other current EU projects in the areas of border security and health.

Post-Doctoral Researcher (2019) Salary Scale: €37,874 - €43,782 per annum (6 points)

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, 5 January 2020

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