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Research Programme Manager - SFI Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences, School of Earth Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£47,478.34 - £56,110.76 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Job Type
Research Related, Research Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Programme Manager - SFI Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (iCRAG) within UCD School of Earth Science.

iCRAG wishes to recruit a Research Programme Manager on a fixed-term, full-time contract basis until December 31st 2026. The position will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Centre's Research Programme and will work to ensure close collaboration and synergies between the different strands of this programme.

The Programme Manager will have a broad range of management, leadership and administrative responsibilities that will encompass: (i) working closely with Centre Leadership on research programme organisation and development across iCRAG's partner institutions ensuring all research projects remain aligned to the overall programme vision; (ii) monitoring and reporting of research programme activities and outputs across the Centre to ensure that it meets all of its research programme related objectives and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); and (iii) engaging with industry partners in the design and development of industry relevant collaborative research projects ensuring that research contracts and associated workplans and budgets are completed following SFI, institutional and partner requirements.

Salary Range: €55,000 - €65,000 per annum

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

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 24th 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:


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