University College Cork

University College Cork

Research Support Officer – Administration, Infant Research Centre



Research Support Officer – Administration, Infant Research Centre

12 Months Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post

Position Summary

The INFANT Research Centre was established in 2013 and is dedicated to maternal and child health research. The overarching vision of INFANT is to advance maternal and child health translational research and to place Ireland to the forefront of this field. INFANT is hosted by University College Cork (UCC) and is focused on delivering scientific excellence and impact through a range of activities in academic, translational, and commercial areas. The INFANT team is a diverse group of clinicians and scientists who are supported by selected industry partners, international collaborators and business and regulatory advisors. The Centre is funded by a range of national and international funding agencies, EU, industry, and philanthropy. INFANT has a well-established Clinical Trials Platform which is underpinned by ISO 9001:2015 accredited Quality Management System.

The INFANT Research Centre is now accepting applications for a full time Research Support Officer - Administration - Office Manager. The Office Manager will support the general administrative and office management functions of the INFANT Centre. The role requires significant Administrative and Office Management experience and excellent communication, IT and organisational skills.

Project Title: Various INFANT Projects

Post Duration: 12 Months (may be extended further)

Salary: €45,000 gross per annum (personal rate)

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Eoghan McKernan, Operations Manager, INFANT Centre. 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) Friday, 17th of May 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 : Dr Eoghan McKernan Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077011 Contact Number : Close Date : 17-May-2024 12:00

Job details


Research Support Officer – Administration, Infant Research Centre


University College Cork




May 04, 2024

Application deadline

May 17, 2024

Job type



Biology,Medicine,Social Science

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