PMO-26 Community Engagement Officer – IPIC
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term
This is an exciting new role to build a community engagement programme where we share our research with the public and the benefits it brings to society. The Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) at Tyndall National Institute is a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded Research Centre that brings together over 200 researchers from the Tyndall National Institute, Dublin City University, Munster Technological University, Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork to develop new light enabled technologies. Our work focuses on developing the next generation of highly-compact and miniaturised photonics technologies in order to tackle some of society’s greatest challenges, including revolutionising the speed of data transfer for the continued growth of the internet, delivering new smart medical devices for improved patient outcome and developing instrumentation for point-of-care diagnostics and wearable devices.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about engaging the public in emerging science and technology, specifically in photonics based technologies and its application to address challenges such as rural broadband and health & wellbeing.
You will be responsible for developing new connections and partnerships with a range of organisations, focusing on people and communities currently not engaged with science. You will have demonstrable experience of working with stakeholders using a range of engagement techniques/methodologies (especially collaborative, co-creation engagement). In return you will have the opportunity to lead the creation and shaping of a pioneering project within IPIC, one that will build a national community engagement programme in partnership with a research team of over 200. In addition you will coordinate IPIC’s external communications activities. The work will require strong organisation, decision-making and communication skills, and the ability to work independently.
Appointment may be made on the SEA Scale (B) €32,646- €46,643. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with the public sector pay policy.
Closing date is 9th July, 2021.
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Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
At this time, Tyndall National Institute does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.
Tyndall National Institute at University College, Cork is an Equal Opportunities Employer.