Postdoctoral Researcher (025065)

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Postdoctoral Researcher (025065)

Reference Number: 025065 ,
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Department: TSSG
Location: Carriganore, Waterford
Salary: €45,942 - €50,030 (TSSG Salary Band D, Scale 2)
Start: Immediately
Duration: 12 months
Major Duties

Person Specification

Academic Qualifications

Essential:

  • PhD in a business, policy, economic, regional development or relevant technology discipline (or near completion in next 6 months)
Experience

Essential:

  • At least three years’ experience as a Post Doc or working as a researcher on EU funded projects.
  • An understanding of the EU funding landscape.
  • Knowledge in stakeholder engagement involving policy makers, industry, entrepreneurs, and citizens.

Desirable:

  • Research experience based in mixed methodologies and/or Action Research approaches.
  • Extensive experience in quadruple helix stakeholder engagement in urban, rural, and coastal regions.
Specific Knowledge & Skills

Essential:

  • A positive track record of writing capabilities (reports) and publishing papers in good quality academic journals.
  • A track record in presenting research at relevant internationally recognised research conferences.
  • A proven track record of working with and guiding junior researchers.
  • A personably interactive style of working with people, especially in relation to setting up and running Working Groups.
  • An ability to work on his/her own initiative.
  • A commitment to “getting the job done” on time and to the highest quality standards.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English, please see WIT’s English Language Requirements for details.
  • Candidates are required to have good research skills using quantitative and/or qualitative analytical tools.

Desirable:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Facilitation skills
  • Experience on web design and day-to-day webmaster capability would be highly beneficial.

Application Procedure

WIT is an equal opportunities employer