University College Cork

University College Cork

Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery



Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery

8 Months, fixed-term, whole-time post

Position summary

PROTECTEUROPE (#PROTECTEUROPE), is a major and innovative project to get more young people in Europe vaccinated against the often deadly human papilloma virus (#HPV), was officially launched with 33 partner organisations and 16 countries. Details are in the EU Projects section on the project website which includes our PROTECT-EUROPE (#@ EUHaDEA and @EU4Health).

Professor Josephine Hegarty (UCC), Dr Serena Fitzgerald (UCC) and Professor Jonathan Drennan (UCD) are coordinating Work Package 5 on Monitoring and Evaluation.

The PROTECT-Europe project focuses on 1) best clinical practice: from science to delivery 2) getting the message across borders: targeted public health communications and 3) members states guidelines and support.

The Research Fellow will be involved in gathering quantitative and qualitative data for the Monitoring and Evaluation work package.

A health care and policy research background will be required for this project.

Post Duration: 8 Months

Salary: €61,318 - €66,815 (IUA RF Salary Scale)

Project Title: PROTECT-EUROPE: Vaccinating Europe to protect against the cancers caused by HPV

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Josephine Hegarty, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 16th February 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Professor Josephine Hegarty Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 074731 Contact Number : Close Date : 16-Feb-2024 12:00

Job details


Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery


University College Cork




February 10, 2024

Application deadline

February 16, 2024

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

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