Post Doctoral Researcher, Computer Science

Maynooth, Ireland
11 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Computer Science
Vacancy ID : 008841
Closing Date : 10-Mar-2021

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. We are seeking a .NET software developer to develop a digital STEM-Passport, funded through an SFI Discover funding grant. The concept of a passport has been used in health, employment, and education settings. These passports are primarily aimed to, improve communication channels between individuals and different entities, facilitate transitions within and between sectors and improve access to quality services. In health, passports have been used to manage diabetes, and intellectual disability services. Whereas in education the passport concept has been adopted to support effective communication between education and home, and to support education transitions. In this project we aim to utilize and extend the passport concept to support STEM-preparation, STEM-Pathways and to develop STEM-profiles for users which can be used to understand the factors which support STEM aspirations.

Post-Doctoral Researcher-Level 1 Salary Scale: €38,632 per annum (1 point)

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 Postdoctoral Researcher pay scale.

Closing Date:

23:30 hrs (local Irish time) on Wednesday, 10th March 2021.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above.

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.

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