Research Assistant - Department of Adult & Community Education

Maynooth, Kildare (IE)
07 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
06 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking a full-time research assistant to work on a project which examines the effectiveness of alternative access routes into higher education in Ireland and the UK. The successful candidate will work with the team in the Turn to Teaching programme to explore the impact of the alternative access routes to higher education and the impact they have on student. We are specifically seeking applications from individuals with an interest in social justice and educational change; previous experience working within a research team would be of benefit. The research assistant will report to Dr Katriona O’Sullivan, Lecturer in Adult and Community Education.

Principal Duties

Administrative and other duties:

This will include:

  • Conduct a specified programme of research and scholarship under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator.
  • Engage in report writing and dissemination of findings as directed by, and under the supervision of, the Principal Investigator.
  • Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of your research group and School.
  • Carry out administrative work associated with the Turn to Teaching Programme