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Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Education

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)
Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
£36,932.10 - £42,451.68 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Education

The appointee will join the PINNACLE research team at the School of Education, which is engaged on a research project examining educational leadership and mentor training for women in India and Pakistan. This is a very successful project, which has received a UCD Research Impact Award. To date, research findings have been published in leading international journals, including the Cambridge Journal of Education, Teacher Development, and Paedagogica Historica. The research team has had papers accepted at international conferences, including those of the American Education Research Association, and the European Education Research Association.

The project has a high profile in UCD and internationally, and offers an excellent research opportunity to a post-doctoral fellow. The appointee will be based at the School of Education, UCD, in the PINNACLE team office, and will be supported by a highly collaborative team. Some travel (India) may form part of the work, and where travel takes place it is done in teams, and all arrangements are made by UCD.

The role will appeal to a social scientist who is committed to research that responds to the Sustainable Development Goals, especially with regard to quality education, and gender equality. The successful applicant will be able to supply a high level of support with qualitative research and analysis, and have a good working knowledge of quantitative research methods.

This is an academic research role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Salary Range: €42,783 - €49,177 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 30th November 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.

The PD1 position is intended for early stage researchers, either just after completion of a PhD or for someone entering a new area for the first time. If you have already completed your PD1 stage in UCD or will soon complete a PD1, or you are an external applicant whose total Postdoctoral experience, inclusive of the duration of the advertised post, would exceed 4 years, you should not apply and should refer to PD2 posts instead.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/

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+(353)17167777
Location
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DUBLIN 4
Ireland

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