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Research Manager, School of Education

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£41,313.92 - £52,864.97 per annum + @ 0.6FTE
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a Temporary 16 months part-time, 0.6 FTE post of a Research Manager within UCD School of Education.

The School of Education at University College Dublin seeks to appoint a Research Manager on a part-time (0.6 post) temporary basis for two years, beginning in September 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee will assist with the formulation and implementation of a Research Strategy for the School of Education.

They will identify funding opportunities and inform academic staff accordingly; co-ordinate national and international funding bids; assist with the non-academic aspects of research proposals, with a particular focus on the financial elements of grant applications. In the post-award stage, they will assist academic staff with the administration of research accounts and other supports as necessary.

Where applicable, they will assist with the recruitment and management of postdoctoral researchers, especially in relation to pay and expenses. Ideally the appointee will have a background in finance with previous experience of performing the role of Research Manager. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae outlining their suitability for the role, including experience in preparing and co-ordinating funding bids and administering research accounts.

95 Administrative Officer Ii_2010 Salary scale: €47,859 - €61,240 per annum pro rata @ 0.6FTE

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 5th December 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:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

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