iCRAG Engagement and Education Officer, UCD School of Earth Sciences (Temporary Fixed term post...

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Deadline: 18 Jan 2019

Applications are invited for the temporary fixed term post as iCRAG Engagement and Education Officer.

The iCRAG Engagement and Education Officer is a key member of the Operations team who will design, implement and evaluate the Centre’s education programme and contribute to the Centre’s public engagement programme. Reporting to the iCRAG Manager, Communications and Engagement, the Engagement and Education Officer will work to promote awareness of iCRAG’s research and the importance of the geosciences to Ireland within all sectors of the education system, including primary, secondary, third and fourth levels, parents of school-going children and teachers, through both formal and informal education activities.

The Engagement and Education Officer will develop and deliver public engagement activities through iCRAG’s diverse portfolio of public engagement activities. This position will be a key role in ensuring that iCRAG’s research informs public knowledge, debate and decision-making on geoscience-related issues.

The appointee will work closely with the members of iCRAG’s Public Perception and Understanding research cluster to ensure that iCRAG engages most effectively with all levels of the education system and the various publics.

Salary: €40,000 - €52,000

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

Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT) on 11 January 2019

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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

<li>UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.</li></ul>

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