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Technical Officer in Astronomy & Astrophysics Section, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

DIAS has a vacancy for a full-time permanent Technical Officer in the Astronomy & Astrophysics Section (www.dias.ie/astrophysics). Principal responsibilities include: 

  • Technical and administrative support of research projects and grants (including grant preparation), including ordering and purchasing. 
  • Technical support for experimental laboratories and research infrastructures. 
  • General administrative support for staff and research students.  
  • Health and safety. 

Applicants must have a degree in a relevant subject and have experience in technical and administrative support of research projects. 

The successful candidate will be based primarily at Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin and will also be expected to work at DIAS Dunsink Observatory. They must be willing to travel both nationally and internationally.

Salary scale: €40,395 to €53,437 (new entrants to public sector  – a different scale applies for existing pre-1995 public servants). The starting salary will be in line with public sector regulations – new entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the minimum point. 

Further details on the position together with the application procedure are available at: https://dias.ie/techinicalofficerastrophysicsinformationpage.

Candidates should upload a letter of application, a CV and the names of two referees, as one single pdf document, onto the DIAS online e-recruitment system: https://dias.ie/applytechnicalofficerastrophysics2022 by 17:00 Irish Summer Time on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

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