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|Post Title:||Postdoctoral Technology Researcher in software|
solutions for Learning Technologies and People Development sector
|Post Status:||Specific purpose contract, 7 months full time.|
Learnovate is currently undergoing a process with our funding agency, Enterprise Ireland for additional funding beyond Feb 2022 which may lead to a further contract extension.
|Department/Faculty:||Learnovate Centre, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin|
|Location:||Unit 28 Trinity Technology and Enterprise Centre,|
Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
|Reports to:||Learnovate Centre Director|
|Salary:||Appointment will be made in line with IUA scales at a point in line with Government Pay Policy|
|Hours of Work:||37 Hours per Week|
|Closing Date:||Noon, Friday July 30th|
Applications are invited to apply for the position of Technology Researcher focusing on the Learning Technologies sector. This is a senior, highly collaborative role, working in a multi-disciplinary team in a dynamic environment.
Projects range across a diverse set of sectors and include developing innovative next-generation learning technology prototypes, consulting on commissioned research projects and working on smaller state of the art reports. The successful candidate will provide thought leadership and high levels of technical understanding to research and innovation projects, and evaluate a diverse range of solution types in the Learning Technologies domain. You will be technology agnostic and be able to understand and incorporate a wide range of existing and new technologies into your solutions. This role is best suited to someone who is passionate, curious, and questioning about ongoing learning technology research.
As part of this role you will also be joining an existing team working on an EU funded collaborative research project. As this project moves from the development phase to the trial and evaluation phase you will have the opportunity to develop a strong technical understanding of the developed solution. You will also work closely with the development team to support the trialling and evaluation of the solution.
Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post
Reporting to the Principal Investigator the Tech Lead will:
Candidates must have a PhD in computer science, engineering or other related fields with a minimum of 3 years research experience in a technology field (excluding PhD studies). (Essential)
Knowledge and experience
Skills and competencies
Desirable (i.e. the following would be advantageous)
Application Information – closing date , noon, Friday July 30th
In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae AND a 1 page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title ‘job application’ in the email subject field.
Your cover letter should address
Please note: Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the shortlist stage.
Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment may include the delivery of a presentation and may include a test of practical skills. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom while public health guidelines are in place due to Covid19.
Please send your cover letter and CV to email@example.com, with ‘job application’ in the title
CLOSING DATE: noon , Friday July 30th. Interviews week of Aug 9th
Please direct general enquiries on this role to firstname.lastname@example.org