Post Doctoral Researcher, Social Sciences Institute

Maynooth, Ireland
03 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department : Social Sciences Institute
Vacancy ID : 018341
Closing Date : 01-Nov-2022

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.

Due to the recent success in obtaining an ERC Advanced award to Professor Rob Kitchin (Data Stories: Telling Stories About and With Planning and Property Data), we are seeking three postdoctoral researchers to work on this project. The postdoctoral researchers will work on phase 1 and 2 of the project and will principally undertake the research for four case studies, including their preparation, fieldwork, analysis, and creation of their associated data stories, including coordination with the assigned creative writer/artist, as well aiding the organisation of exhibitions, and archiving and documenting the project.

They will have experience of handling administrative datasets, using a variety of qualitative methods, and preferably familiarity with creative and artistic methods. 

Post-Doctoral Researcher (2022) Salary Scale:

€39,523 1 point – with annual increment

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

Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Tuesday 1st November 2022.

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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