AMBER has a central role in improving the scientific and technical skills of the current and future workforce. We recruit the best and the brightest from across the globe to deliver on our mission of research excellence that brings solutions to societal and industrial challenges. Researchers trained in AMBER develop a broad skill base that reflects the needs of industry, as well as supporting those researchers who wish to follow an academic career path. AMBER provides our researchers with opportunities to work with companies, gaining valuable appreciation of the culture of product development, as well as exposure to business and management processes that are industry-relevant, creating a broad skills base that matches the needs of industry. For our postdoctoral and early career researcher (ESR) cohort interested in remaining in academia, our funding team collaborates with other SFI Centres in TCD to deliver a Pathways to Funding training programme annually to prepare individuals to apply for independent research funding.


AMBER Public Engagement and Communications Manager

Applications are invited for the position of Public Engagement and Communications Manager. The AMBER Public Engagement and Communications Manager will be responsible for devising and implementing the centre’s strategy for public engagement, communications and public affairs which will build and strengthen relationships between AMBER and its broad community of stakeholders. These include the research community, industry, government departments, policy makers, the education system, media and the general public

Public engagement and communications are seen as pivotal in determining the success of the centre.  With a state investment of 40M€, there is a responsibility on the centre to educate and inform the general public of how and why that investment is made and its resulting impact.  The further success of the centre is also reliant on communicating success and building the profile of the centre such that we influence the national research agenda and policy. The Public Engagement & Communications Manager will as part of a team in implementing the centre’s Education and Public Engagement (EPE) and communication tactical plan with co-responsibility for delivery of the AMBER’s EPE and communications performance metrics.    This will involve engaging with a variety of audiences from to the media to the general public and development of relationships with educators, media and the political ecosystem and managing a broad variety of projects focused on the needs and concerns of different audiences.   The successful candidate  will be required to translate complex research output from the Centre’s Academic investigators  into high-quality communication materials suitable for external audiences in variety of formats press releases, case studies, blogs, feature articles, factsheets, research proposals and web content.

Specific details regarding the role and how to apply can be found here

Closing Date: 12 noon (Irish Standard Time) 26th July 2022. Applications will only be accepted by applying online through the Trinity Jobs Portal.

Applications must be made by the date and time specified. 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.

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