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The Faculty staffing complement comprises of 631 staff members, of which 220 are researchers, making the Faculty of Health Sciences a research-intensive faculty. In addition to researchers there are 242 academic staff and 168 support staff across the main campus and the associated hospitals - St James's, Tallaght University Hospital and the Coombe.

Call for applications for the ‘Recognition in the rank of Senior Research Fellow’ (Award of the title of Senior Research Fellow to members of staff who are Research Fellows) is now open (closes midday, Thursday 15th September 2022).

Completed application form and relevant documents must be submitted by e-mail to (Please mark ‘SRF Application’ on subject line) no later than midday, Thursday 15th September 2022.

Application form is available here (opens as a Word document)

Further information is available here (opens as a PDF document)

Important Links

Staff who are new to the Faculty should consult Staff Induction.

All forms relating to Trinity's HR policies and procedures.

Career Development Seminars

Building an Academic Profile - Presentation by Professor Mary McCarron, Faculty Dean

Promotion & Progression - Presentation by Louise Power, Staff Performance & Review Manager

Staff Development Unit - Presentation by Ronan McDermott, Staff Development Manager

Ignite Your Career: Fundamentals of Strategic Career Management - Presentation by Rowan Manahan (

Harnessing the H Index - Presentation by Niamh Brennan, Programme Manager, Research Information Systems and Services

HR Documentation:

Senior Research Fellow Title Nomination and Appointment Process 2010 (PDF 152 KB)

Academic Titles 2011 (PDF 104 KB)

Senior Research Fellow Application Form (Word)

Guidelines for awarding of the title of Professor Emeritus and Application Procedures 2013 (Word)

Procedure for Confirmation of Academics to Established Posts Procedure 2013 (PDF 380 KB)

Recruitment - Selection Committees Guidelines (PDF 339 KB)

Maternity Leave & Payment of Research Staff (PDF 83.4 KB)

Job Bridge Intern Scheme (PDF 276 KB)

Probation and Review Academic Staff Procedure (PDF 538 KB)

Garda Vetting Process (PDF 71 KB)

HSE Circular New Entrant Med Consultants Sept 2012 (PDF 565 KB)