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Candidates are invited to apply for the position of Learning Sciences Expert (Adult Learning) in the Learnovate Centre, based in Dublin. This is a senior, highly collaborative role, working in a multi-disciplinary team in a dynamic environment. Projects range across sectors and types including developing innovative next-generation learning technology demonstrators and consultative funded projects working directly with industry. This role is best suited to candidates who are passionate, curious, and questioning about ongoing learning sciences research.
Funding Information: This position is funded through Enterprise Ireland’s Learnovate Technology Centre initiative.
Candidates appointed to this post should have a relevant PhD in the area of Learning Sciences or equivalent industry experience with a Masters Level Qualification in the field.
Hosted by Trinity College Dublin’s School of Computer Science and Statistics and funded by Enterprise Ireland, Learnovate’s mission is to enhance the competitive advantage of Ireland’s learning technology industry, and more broadly, to maximise the success any company can derive from using learning technology effectively.
Learnovate currently has over 60 industry members that range across sectors and sizes from start-ups to growth phase companies to large corporates and multi-nationals. These members can be divided into supply side companies that are focused on producing learning technologies and demand-side companies that are focused on deploying learning technologies.
The Centre’s multidisciplinary team works with industry partners to deliver strategic research and innovative learning technologies in areas such as mobile and collaborative learning, social and informal learning, immersive learning, and metrics and assessment.
Industry engage with the Centre through a membership model or by contracting Learnovate directly to provide research and innovation services. These services can, in turn, be supported by (state-supported) grant-funding vehicles such as innovation vouchers and innovation partnerships.
Closing Date: Friday, 16 February, 2018
Apply with CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org