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Applications are invited to apply for the position of Technology Research Lead focusing on the EdTech 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 educational sectors and types including innovative next-generation learning technology demonstrators and consulting on commissioned research projects. The successful candidate will provide thought leadership and exceptional technical understanding to research and evaluate a diverse range of solution types in the edTech 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.
|Post Title:||Technology Research Lead|
|Post Status:||Specific purpose contract, 3 years, full-time Learnovate Centre,|
|Department/Faculty:||Learnovate Centre, School of Computer Science and Statistics,
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 on the IUA researcher salary scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy|
|Hours of Work:||37 Hours per Week|
|Closing Date:||22nd of June 2018|
Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post
MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline.
Knowledge and Experience (essential and desirable):
Skills and competencies
– Web application development
– Service Oriented Architectures
– Mobile development
In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a 1 page cover letter. Your cover letter should address
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND DETAILS:
Apply with CV and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 22nd June, noon.
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.
The Learnovate Centre
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 can 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.
School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin
The School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin offers a high quality educational experience to undergraduate and postgraduate students along with exceptional research opportunities for professionals in the fields of computer science and statistics. The School is proud of its reputation as an innovative and energetic centre for study and research.
The research interests of the School are wide and varied, ranging from the theoretical to the practical. The School’s researchers are at the cutting-edge of their disciplines, working on prestigious research projects with other professionals in their fields, and with access to significant public and private funding and industry support.