Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
This role is intended to provide research assistant support to Professor Michelle Norris, director of the Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin during the opening phase of the Horizon Europe funded research project EqualHouse.
EqualHouse examines the extent, nature and causes of housing inequalities in the EU and UK and explores how public policies, regulations, services and subsidies could provide sustainable, inclusive and affordable solutions to these inequalities. Twelve instructions will collaborate on the project, including universities, research institutes and social housing and homeless service providers and tenant representative organisations from across Europe.
EqualHouse will be coordinated by Prof Norris and colleagues at Geary Institute for Public Policy. The Geary Institute for Public Policy is a centre of excellence for policy-relevant, theoretically-informed, empirically grounded research at University College Dublin. It brings together researchers from across the social and behavioural sciences who are engaged in policy-relevant research to enable inter-disciplinary working and exchange. The main disciplines represented at the Geary Institute for Public Policy include demography, economics, education, law, political science, psychology, public health, social policy and sociology.
This research assistant role is intended to provide support for the setup of EqualHouse and the implementation of this research. The successful applicant will be engaged in organising project meetings, conducting literature searches and reviews, data analysis and drafting project reports.
Salary Range: €30,025 - €39,908 Per Annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 21st 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: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/