Research Assistant-Admin, School of Law

University College Cork
November 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:€30,025 - €39,908
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Research Assistant-Admin, School of Law

2 Years, Fixed-term, Whole-time Post

Position Summary

UCC School of Law is a dynamic, research-active School, currently ranked No 59 in the top Law Schools in the world and 1st in Ireland (QS Subject Rankings 2023). The School has had particular success in the past year in securing major research awards (to the value of approx. €13 million) which has brought a number of new research teams to the School and university. As well as having a strong research focus, the School delivers 7 undergraduate BCL programmes (including an evening BCL), a suite of 7 postgraduate LLM programmes, an LLB and a PhD programme. The School currently has 35 academic staff, 9 professional support staff and approx. 850 student FTEs.

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant which will support the smooth administration, organisation and integration of the research projects within the School. They will work closely with the PIs, the research teams and with the existing PSS team within the School.

The ideal candidate will have extensive administrative and organisational experience and a knowledge of university procedures. They will provide an efficient administrative service that supports research projects and will be experienced in the use of IT applications, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have an ability to work on their own initiative. They will enjoy working as part of a team in a flexible and dynamic working environment. The role requires flexibility regarding the allocation of specific duties and may be further defined as projects move through various phases and new research projects come on stream.

Post Duration: 2 Years

Salary: €30,025 - €39,908 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

Project Title: Youth Climate Justice; Societas; Law and the Inner Self; Traveller Equality and Justice Project

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Kay Taaffe, Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 21st November 2023.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Dr Kay Taaffe Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 072011 Contact Number : Close Date : 21-Nov-2023 12:00

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