Research Support Officer, School Of Public Health And Insight Centre For Data Analytics.

University College Cork
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:€44,000
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Research Support Officer, School Of Public Health And Insight Centre For Data Analytics.

5 Months, Fixed-Term, Whole-Time Post

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a Research Support Officer working at School of Public Health and at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in the School of Computer Science and Information Technology, to work on an SFI Challenge award, called RECONNECT.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary and collaborative research team led by investigators from Insight, the national data analytics centre, Professor Mark Roantree (DCU), Professor Patricia Kearney, (UCC), in partnership with the national Health Intelligence Unit (Dr Fionnuala Donohue).

We are seeking an exceptional Research Support Officer to support RECONNECT, a Science Foundation Ireland National Challenge Fund project, which focuses on the use of health data to better characterise chronic disease in Ireland and develop new and innovative approaches to chronic disease care delivery.

The School of Public Health has developed from a small Department to the largest and highest-ranking School of Public Health on the island of Ireland, with a high-quality teaching programme and an exceptional research programme led by world-class researchers.

The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics (https:// www. Insight- is an SFI funded Research Centre that brings together researchers from University College Dublin, NUI Galway, University College Cork, and Dublin City University, as well as other partner institutions, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), University of Limerick (UL), Maynooth University (MU) and Tyndall National Institute. Insight UCC sits in the School of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Working closely with the PIs, the core research team, and stakeholders, the Research Support Officer will support a range of activities related to describing and understanding the current health data architecture in Ireland, obtaining ethical approval for research, undertaking qualitative interviews, stakeholder engagement, health services and policy research, modelling, risk prediction, comparative effectiveness, collaborate engagement with internal and external partners.

The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and will be the lead researcher on a project on developing a digital solution to the fractured health data infrastructure.

Project Title: SFI Challenge Award - RECONNECT

Post Duration : 5 Months

Salary : €44,000 p.a. (Personal Rate)

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Patricia Kearney, Prof., School of Public Health, Email: patricia.kearney@ucc.

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 Friday, 14th of June 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 : Patricia Kearney Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077611 Contact Number : Close Date : 14-Jun-2024 12:00

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