The Dean's Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme: Post Doctoral Researcher in Ageing and Health (Re...

University of Limerick
July 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

TITLE OF POST: The Dean's Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme: Post Doctoral Researcher in Ageing and Health (Re-advertisement)

LOCATION: University of Limerick

REPORTS TO: Project Leader's

CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose

SALARY SCALE: €38,750 - €47,255 p.a.

QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in health related discipline


This position is subject to Garda Vetting and Foreign Police Clearance.  If you have resided in countries outside of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland for a period of 6 months or more since the age of eighteen, it will be mandatory for you to furnish Foreign Police Clearance Certificates from those countries, stating that you have no convictions recorded against you while residing there.  You will need to provide a separate Police Clearance Certificate for each country you have resided in.  Please note; any costs incurred in this process will be borne by the candidate.



The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences (EHS) at the University of Limerick is building research capacity and leadership by creating six new post-doctoral positions, each funded initially for three years, in areas of identified research strength across the Faculty. Ageing and health is an interdisciplinary and multi-faceted area of research strength in the Faculty. This experienced and capable post-doctoral researcher will be expected to have knowledge of applied age related health interventions, health outcomes and healthcare delivery and utilisation in older adults through the use of both observational and experimental research methods. The successful applicant will bring research and/or clinical expertise in age-related healthcare and health services. The post-doctoral researcher will also be expected to demonstrate a capacity for strong research leadership in ageing and health through success in competitive national and international grant funding schemes, high impact publications, conference presentations and national and international research collaborations. 

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