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Career Opportunities with the School of Public Health

15 Nov 2023

We are currently recruiting a Research Assistant and a Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher with the School of Public Health

Research Assistant, School of Public Health

9 Month, Fixed-Term, Whole-Time Post

Salary: €30,025 - €39,908 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

Project: Translating the tailoring process to improve the implementation of diabetes care.

Position Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and organised Research Assistant with strong communication skills to join the Health Implementation Research Hub at the School of Public Health in UCC. You will be responsible for carrying out knowledge translation activities to support the CUSTOMISE project under the direction of Dr Sheena McHugh.

About the project

In the CUSTOMISE project we are working with health professionals to design or select implementation strategies to support the delivery of effective interventions in the health service, taking into account their local circumstances. This process is known as tailoring implementation strategies. We are undertaking a series of activities to increase the translation of findings from this research project into policy and practice. This work is funded by a Health Research Board Knowledge Translation Award.

For an information package including further details about the post, visit
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Sheena McHugh, Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health,Tel: +353 (0) 21 420 5513; Email:
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.


Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 24th November 2023


Post-Doctoral Researcher/Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher, School of Public Health



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