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Research Project Manager, School of Law

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
per annum pro rata @ 0.5FTE
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Project Manager within UCD School of Law

We are seeking to employ a Research Project Manager for the ERC Advanced Grant project "RIGHTS TO UNITE", which aims at developing a new theory of European Integration based on the idea of integration through rights and engaging in socio-legal comparison of 8 countries in the EU and its neighbourhood (Czechia, Georgia, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Northern Ireland for the UK, North Macedonia and Norway). The project commences on 1 January 2024 and finishes on 31 December 2028.

There is the option to expand this to a full-time position, for example by working for other research projects in the fields of European Law, Human Rights and Gender Studies. Successful completion of a post as Research Project Manager will give you an advantage for becoming a research manager or even a lead for research development at UCD or other universities.

Salary: €35,000 - € 40,000 Per Annum Pro Rata @ 0.5FTE .

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 14th 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.
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