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AMBER is Hiring for an Education & Training (ET) Manager

21 March 2023

The vision for the AMBER Education and Public Engagement (EPE) programme is to inspire, facilitate and celebrate engagement between our researchers and their audiences (students, teachers and members of the public amongst others) to encourage authentic involvement in materials science and bioengineering research.
The centres mission is to provide multiple entry points and engagement pathways for publics to engage with AMBER’s research across communications , events, and our education and engaged research programmes.
The Education & Training (ET) Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of these Education and Outreach programmes, with specific emphasis on the training of AMBER Researchers and staff in facilitation, communication, and pedagogical skills. This programme is crucial to a successful renewal of the Centre’s multiannual funding. The programmes also contribute significantly to successfully meeting annual key performance indicators set out by Science Foundation Ireland.
Reporting to the General Manager and leading the Education and Public Engagement (EPE) activity within the centre, the ET Manager will develop, drive and deliver existing and new internal and external training programmes targeting (1) AMBER researchers  (80 PI’s, 300 Researchers) and staff across 9 partner Universities and (2) Primary and Post-primary teachers to meet our objectives set out above.
Post status: Specific Purpose Contract
Hours of Post: 35 hours per week
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Administrative 1 (Points 1-3), Salary Scale (€64,401 – €83,310 per annum) at a point in line with current Government pay policy.  monthly/weekly payscales. (tcd.ie)
How to apply:
In order to assist the selection process, applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter (1x A4 page) that specifically address the following points in their application.
  1. Applicants should clearly address their experience and how they obtained their knowledge in their application.
  2. Illustrate, through past example, their ability to work on their own initiative and resolve problems.
Applicants who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage. Applications must be submitted by the closing date specified through eRecruitment. 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.
Please see the Job Description below for this position.
Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Colm McAtamney, E: colm.mcatamney@tcd.ie
Application queries about this post, please email the Recruitment Team at E: recruit@tcd.ie and include the Competition ID number in the subject heading.

For more info / to apply visit: https://my.corehr.com/pls/trrecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=036527

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