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Technical Officer - Digital Manufacturing

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)
Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
£38,712.11 - £50,873.47 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Job Details

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Technical Officer - Digital Manufacturing within UCD School Mechanical & Materials Engineering.

The teaching, research and innovation activities within the UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering involve a continually changing and a wide variety of customised equipment, components and experimental systems. In recent years, the School has established and invested significantly in the area of robotics and automation to support its expanding undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes and its funded research activities. Some of the equipment includes a Kuka mobile robotic platform, Kuka industrial robot, Universal Robots cobot, Hanwha cobot, Festo Didactic Modular Production System. The School is actively involved in the broader industrial digital transformation agenda, where it leads the Digital Manufacturing theme of the Advance Centre Professional Education for Digital Transformation, an initiative funded by the Higher Education Authority under its Human Capital Initiative Pillar 3.

The post of Technical Officer will be based in the Robotics, Automation and Manufacturing Simulation laboratories and will work (in consultation) with staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students in these laboratories and in various other associated support activities, as required.

95 Technical Officer\2013 (7915) Salary Scale: €44,845 - €58,933 Per Annum

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

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 14th of June 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: 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
IE

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