Research Assistant-Admin x2, HR Research, Human Resources

University College Cork
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:€30,025 - €39,908
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Research Assistant-Admin x2, HR Research, Human Resources

12 Months, Fixed-Term, Whole-Time posts

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity has opened up in the HR Research Team University College Cork. The Research Assistant-Admin (x2) shall support the effective implementation of all UCC HR policies, practices and university initiatives relating to the researcher employee life cycle. In particular, the post holder shall support the operational implementation of the University Employment and Career Management Structure for Research Staff.

S/he will have a high level of competency in a wide range of computer skills including Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook and various multimedia. Good educational attainments and qualifications will be an advantage. S/he will be highly motivated with proven organisational skills and a good understanding of university policy, administrative and research systems. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to use initiative are most desirable for this post. The appointee will report to the HR Research Coordinator or his/her nominee. The role of Research Assistant will be further defined and developed as HR Research evolves.

HR Research is an integral part of Human Resources UCC. UCC is the only University on the Island of Ireland to be renewed twice within the European Commission (EC) HR Excellence in Research Award. Through this award UCC is formally acknowledged as a good employer of research staff upholding the principles of the EC Charter and Code. Our comprehensive policies form a network of fair practice, and our overarching open transparent and merit-based recruitment policy ensures that our recruitment of researchers is to the highest standard. HR Excellence in Research has transformed the HR service provision for Research Staff in UCC.

Post Duration: 12 Months

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

Project Title: SFI Centre Grant Support Roles

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Niamh Buckley, HR Research Coordinator, Human Resources 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 Monday, 26th February 2024. 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 : Ms Niamh Buckley Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 074172 Contact Number : Close Date : 26-Feb-2024 12:00

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