Research Support Officer - Administration (Programme Manager) School of Public Health

University College Cork
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:€46,000
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Contract Type:6 Month, Fixed-Term
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Research Support Officer - Administration (Programme Manager) School of Public Health

6 Month, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post

Position summary

PPI Ignite [email protected] is seeking to recruit an Acting Programme Manager to cover a short-term (6-months maternity leave) contract for PPI Ignite Network @UCC. The Acting Programme Manager will play a central role in developing PPI-related activities in UCC. S/he will lead and support PPI innovation across the University, as well as work closely with the Programme Managers at the six other member Universities across Ireland, with the PPI Ignite National Programme Office and with national and local partners. The successful candidate will report directly to the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Carol Kelleher , UCC.

Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) can be defined as doing research ‘with' or ‘by' members of the public, patients, and carers rather than ‘to', ‘about' or ‘for' them (INVOLVE definition). Co-funded by the Health Research Board (HRB), the Irish Research Council (IRC) and seven higher education institutions , the aim of the national PPI Network (www. is to advance the involvement of the public, patients, and carers in research co- design, from generation of ideas to delivery of results​ to dissemination. As part of the national PPI network, the PPI Ignite [email protected] (https: // www. aims to build capacity for high-quality PPI both within and UCC and amongst wider society and to embed PPI within and across UCC institutional policies and practices.

Project title: PPI Ignite Network @UCC

Post Duration: 6 months

Salary: €46,000 p.a. (Personal Rate)

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr. Carol Kelleher 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 31st January 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 Carol Kelleher Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 063231 Contact Number : Close Date : 31-Jan-2023 12:00

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