Research Project Manager, School of Geography

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£32567.91 per annum + pro rata
05 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Applications are invited for a 5 years, Part-Time (0.5FTE, 2.5 days a week) post of a Research Project Manager within UCD School of Geography.

We are seeking a research project manager who will work as part of the team to ensure the successful delivery of a European funded research project on labour precarity and far-right politics in the BIP (Brazil, India, Philippines)

As research project manager you will work to ensure the effective delivery of the transnational 5-year research project alongside the postdocs, PhD students, and research fellows. You will be a valued and critical member of the team. You will be a key contact point and connection between academics, project partners and participants in Ireland and BIP. You will oversee the website operations, and technical support including backing up and maintaining the server and firewall and data management, including protocols, back-ups and security. You will operate within the ethical and methodological structures and ethos of the project to arrange key events and interactions- including interviews and focus groups ensuring a GDPR compliant use of personal data.

As research project manager, you will be part of all conversations and decisions regarding the project and be trained with the team. You will be involved in organizing and developing events, including discussions of themes, speakers etc. You will support reporting to the funding agency, participants and broader interested public (including via newsletters). You will also have a responsibility for supporting the population of the website and the social media presence of the project, including news items. You will also support the work of presentations and publications (authorship will be given if a substantial contribution to the direction/argument of the piece is made).

This project may encounter hostile or emotive reactions, your role will be to react calmly, empathetically and appropriately in line with the training given and to consult with the PI regarding how to deal with any unexpected situations.

Fixed salary: 36,042 for an FTE equivalent ( 18,021 for 0.5 FTE)

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 4th January 2023.

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: