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October 2020

We are recruiting for a post-doctoral research fellow in the position of Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning (ADTL) on the highly successful HRB SPHeRE PhD Programme ( It is a two year post, part time at 0.6 WTE with possibilities for further research. SPHERE is an exciting and dynamic programme for public health and health services research capacity building, networking and PhD training. This is also an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and influential team in the Centre for Health Policy and Management in Trinity.

The ADTL works on the development of the taught component of the programme, particularly in its ‘year one’ phase. This includes continuous academic review, monitoring progress on eLearning and playing a vital role in the development of a peer-learning culture across the programme. The role also requires contributing to teaching and co-supervision.  

Candidates should submit a cover letter together with a full CV including 3 referees to Sheena Cleary, TCD SPHeRE Administrator/SEO Centre for Health Policy and Management, Deadline is Friday 23rd October at 12 noon.

September 2020

The Centre for Health Policy and Management are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to be part of an international research team.  The RESTORE project (Towards Dynamic Resilience in Health System Performance and Reform) under the leadership of Prof Steve Thomas, Trinity College Dublin is exploring the tensions between shocks, health system resilience and the achievement of health reform. It is a five year Research Leader Award funded by the HRB starting November 2020.

We are looking to fill the following posts:

Post-doc Researcher
This is a full-time five year post for an experienced researcher in health policy and systems. The appropriate candidate will have excellent qualitative analysis and writing skills with a track record of peer-reviewed publications. Their main technical area of contribution will be realist reviews and qualitative analysis associated with interviews of policy makers and analysis of policy documents.

This is a full-time four year post for a skilled quantitative researcher. The candidate will have a good Masters degree with evidence of good statistical and quantitative analysis skills. They will initially be responsible for the quantitative data collection, synthesis and analysis with the PI in relation to health system resilience. Appointments will be made on the IUA researcher salary scales at a point in line with government pay policy.

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Interested applicants are asked to provide CVs plus a covering letter by 10th September 2020.