Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is Ireland's premier university. With a longstanding reputation as a university of global consequence, excellent teaching and research, Trinity is currently ranked 1st in Ireland and 98th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2016.
The pursuit of academic excellence through research and scholarship is at the heart of Trinity’s academic endeavours, attracting diverse individuals with incredible curiosity and talent. Trinity is uniquely situated at the nexus of tradition and innovation, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across 24 schools and three faculties: arts, humanities, and social sciences; engineering, mathematics and science; and health sciences. Trinity is known for intellectual rigour, excellence, and research-led teaching, and continually focuses on developing interdisciplinary research and scholarship of international significance.
Looking to its rich history, Trinity is proud to boast esteemed alumni, including Nobel prize-winners such as scientist Ernest Walton and writer Samuel Beckett. While celebrating its past and tradition, Trinity continues to look forward to the future. Trinity accounts for one-quarter of all spin-out companies from Irish higher education institutions, helping to turn Ireland into an innovation-intensive, high-productivity economy. That culture of innovation and entrepreneurship is a defining characteristic of our campus as we help shape the next generation of job creators and global citizens in Ireland.
Spread across 51 acres in Dublin’s bustling city centre, Trinity draws visitors from across the world to its historic campus each year. The College’s highlights include the Book of Kells and the Science Gallery, which capture Trinity’s connection to both old and new. Trinity has a 17,000-strong student body, 3,000 staff and over 100,000 alumni across the world. Of the student body, 16% come from outside Ireland and, of those, 40% are from outside the European Union, highlighting Trinity’s cosmopolitan and diverse population and campus.
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The Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI) and the College Research Development Office (RDO) seek to appoint a Research Programme Officer (RPO). The successful candidate will work with the Chair of TIDI to develop and manage an implementation plan for TIDI’s research funding strategy.
The ideal candidate will have excellent facilitation, communication and influencing skills. A team player and self-motivated, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong team ethos and an ability to develop strong relationships with relevant stakeholders.
The post holders will support the delivery of reading room services to students and staff of the College, along with visiting researchers and the general public. These positions offer great scope for developing a wide range of library and other information-related skills.
The Electronic Resources Librarian will be responsible for a range of day-to-day activities related to the Libraries’ licensed and open access electronic resources throughout their life cycle.
Enable is a large-scale project on Connecting Communities to Smart Urban Environments through the Internet of Things.