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Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Medicine

University College Dublin
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£36,932.10 - £39,123.88 per annum

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Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within School of Medicine.

The ValueCare Project is a digital health research project, funded by the European Union's 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. The aim of the project is to co-design and deliver integrated care to older people living with chronic health conditions to improve their quality of life, as well as their caregivers, and support the sustainability of healthcare systems in Europe. In Ireland, the ValueCare Project tested a supportive app amongst older people living with frailty that features a wellness plan and virtual coach to promote healthy lifestyle, which connects them to their community-based healthcare providers. The pilot study is being undertaken in collaboration with the HSE's Integrated Care Programme for Older People (ICPOP). This is an exciting role for individuals interested in the areas of healthy ageing, digital health and an opportunity build research on existing knowledge, skills and network. This post is expected to commence in January 2024. For more details about the project, please visit the official website: (This role has the possibility of a potential 4-month extension, funding permitted)

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Post Doc Level 1 Salary Scale: €42,783 - €45,322

Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 12th of December 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

The PD1 position is intended for early stage researchers, either just after completion of a PhD or for someone entering a new area for the first time. If you have already completed your PD1 stage in UCD or will soon complete a PD1, or you are an external applicant whose total Postdoctoral experience, inclusive of the duration of the advertised post, would exceed 4 years, you should not apply and should refer to PD2 posts instead.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

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