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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Research Culture Engagement Specialist within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine.

A positive research culture is a priority for University College Dublin (UCD). Research Culture and Environment is one of four themes in UCD's Strategy for Research, Innovation and Impact, `Shaping the Future'. Since 2021, UCD has been proactively engaged in a Research Culture Initiative taking clear and ambitious steps towards the advancement of a supportive culture for the research community. UCD has spearheaded this transformation effort at a national level.

As part of a new programme of work supported by an Institutional Research Culture award from Wellcome - Research Culture Networking, Empowerment, Engagement, and Wellbeing (RENEEW) - the Research Culture Initiative is recruiting a Research Culture Engagement Specialist. The post holder will be required to work with a broad range of stakeholders across UCD including UCD Research Managers and... Administrators Network (URMAN), Technical Officers, College and School Offices, Research Staff Association & Careers Office, Graduate Studies, and other internal and external key stakeholders, including the Research Culture team in Queen's University Belfast (QUB). Embedded in UCD HR Culture and Engagement, this role will report to the RENEEW project team and work closely with the Research Culture Project Manager.

A key responsibility for the post-holder will be to facilitate the development of a North-South interdisciplinary Research Sparks Seminar Series hosted in turn by UCD in the Institute for Discovery (https://www.ucd.ie/discovery/), and at QUB, aimed at early career researchers (ECRs) to foster development of truly interdisciplinary research ideas. The role will also work with stakeholders to develop opportunities and adopt mechanisms to facilitate increased visibility and recognition of all those who contribute to research.

Salary: Fixed Salary €46,111

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th April 2024.

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


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