14/06/2019

Research Assistant

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University College Cork
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/06/2019 17:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Cork
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    19.5

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a part time research post. The successful applicant will work on a project which is a collaboration between the School of Applied Psychology and Youth Work Ireland. The project involves the evaluation of a trauma informed approach to working with young people outside of main stream education (i.e. Evaluation of SORT IT Model). Specifically the researcher will work with the principal investigator Dr Sharon Lambert to design the research process, collect data, analyse data and write up reports. Data will be collected from tutors and young people in community based settings. 

Post Duration: 11 months

Salary: €22,109 - €34,612 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale, pro rata 0.5 FTE)

Project: An Evaluation of the SORT IT Model

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

This title will apply to a person of appropriate qualifications e.g., BSc or an MSc, employed on a contract for the purpose of assisting in the performance of research in the University. A Research Assistant will usually work under the direction of one or more Principal Investigator’s/Senior Researchers within a dedicated laboratory on one or more research projects.

For full particulars on this post please refer to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/research/full-details-1017502-en.html

Additional comments

For Informal Enquiries on the post candidates should contact:

Name: Sharon Lambert

Title: Dr

Email Address: Sharon.lambert@ucc.ie

Telephone: 00353 21 4904551

To Apply:

Please submit a short cover letter and C.V. to Dr Sharon Lambert, Sharon.lambert@ucc.ie on or before the closing date 28th June 2019.

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

CRITERIA

  • A graduate qualification in a field of discipline relevant to the area of investigation i.e. MA or MSc.
  • Research experience is essential.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable young people.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Previous laboratory experience and practices are desired.
  • Good analytical skills and computer skills.
  • An ability to work independently to a tight schedule.
  • Capability of working effectively within a team to achieve results.
  • Evidence of excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • High levels of initiative are encouraged.
  • Please note that Garda vetting and international police clearance check will form part of the selection process.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University College Cork
Ireland
Cork
Western Road

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EURAXESS offer ID: 417211

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