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Research Assistant, School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)
Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
£25,918.86 - £34,450.28 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Reference no - 016740

Planning for Disruptions: Improving Reliability and Resource Allocation in Public Transport is a funded project by Science Foundation Ireland. This project consists of two phases, a Concept Phase (6 months) and a Seed Phase (12 months) which this is currently in. The goal of the project is to develop a solution that will support the development and integration of a real-time predictive model for public transportation in Dublin, Ireland. In addition, a resource allocation framework will be designed to assist service providers in meeting the customer demands.

The role will involve interviewing stakeholders, process mapping, and data collection related to public transport. The research assistant is also expected to conduct literature review and identify practices that are adopted in other cities to benchmark against those within Ireland.

This is a research focused 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.

Salary Range: €30,025 - €39,908 per annum (Pro Rata @ 0.5FTE if Part Time)

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th 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: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/

Company

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.

Company info
Telephone
+(353)17167777
Location
BELFIELD
DUBLIN 4
Ireland

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