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Research Scientist, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£43,162.12 per annum
Closing date
17 May 2024

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Scientist within UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.

The CRUISING project focuses on engaging citizen in data collection on road accidents and near misses whole walking or cycling around the city. The main objective is to pave the way towards climate-neutral, safe, inclusive and cities through better understanding of road safety for active modes. The project will leverage citizen science and advanced data analytics to understand the impacts of urban structure, traffic and environmental patterns, road behaviour, etc on road safety. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team within the Spatial Dynamics Lab in UCD, which is currently running several projects funded by the European Commission, Science Foundation Ireland, EPA, NTA, Enterprise Ireland, etc.

Fixed Salary: €50,000 Per Annum

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 17th of May 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (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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