Post Doctoral Researcher, Adult & Community Education


Department : Adult & Community Education
Vacancy ID : 022501
Closing Date : 25-Jun-2023

The Role 

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to work on an Erasmus + funded Teachers Academy research project. The TUTOR project aims to create partnerships of teacher education and training providers to support greater inclusivity in education. The research partners are key stakeholders in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) and Training in second level and VET in Greece, Ireland, Turkey, and Austria and at European level. Partners are working with specific cohorts of students from LGBTQI+, migrant, socio economic disadvantaged, and ethnic minority backgrounds. The TUTOR project aims to provide opportunities for teachers in second level, vocational education, and training (VET) and further education (FET) to contribute to the discussion, understanding, implementation and practice of inclusive education, in collaboration with teachers in partner countries, in response to evidence-based needs analysis. See project website for more information at:

The position will involve liaising with project partners and stakeholders across Europe and Ireland to conduct research, support the design and delivery of CPD and training activities. Additionally, the researcher will contribute to project management and reporting to the European Union.

Post Doctoral Researcher (2023) Salary Scale: €42,033 – €48,427 p.a. (6 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 25th June 2023

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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