Research Assistant, School of History

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€30,192 per annum
29 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary 15 month post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of History

The project involves mapping, inventorying and recording army barracks on the island of Ireland from the 1690s through to the end of a British Military presence in the Irish Free State in 1921-2. This research will facilitate quantitative and qualitative analysis of barracks sites in Ireland and the creation of a range of outputs for use by the general public, educators, and researchers, including a web app for exploring these sites remotely as well as during visits to barrack locations.

The research assistant will be primarily responsible for updating and augmenting a dataset of barracks sites located in Leinster and Munster. They will be responsible for confirming the location of each barracks, identifying historical images and texts for each site (by means of desktop study), and preparing a short description of each site. Additional duties will include transcription of primary source documents, preparing content for the project website and social media channels, and liaising with researchers, local groups and individuals whose knowledge may inform the project.

Fixed salary: €30,192 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 12TH August 2022

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 (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: