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Research Administrator, School of Agriculture and Food Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£37,268.77 - £45,655.17 per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Administrator within UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

Applications are invited for the post of Research Administrator in the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science. The School has over 80 research active principal investigators, with significant grant funds and an international reputation for the quality of its research. The School is ambitious and intends to grow both the quantity and also the quality of its research into the future. The appointee will assume a role in the School in providing research and innovation administration in the School. This will entail activities in the areas of research funding submissions, award set up, research funded personnel recruitment, research project management and project reporting. The appointee will be expected to establish a close working relationship with colleagues in the University but also with industry and research agencies as needed. The appointee will operate in an evolving environment where duties and responsibilities will be subject to review and change over time.

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 12th of 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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