The Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative (Irl) is Recruiting two Researchers

The Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative is recruiting two researchers to support the programme in 2018.

1)        Post-Doctoral Researcher

2)        Research Assistant

Both posts are full-time, fixed-term contracts for 12 months.  Full Jobs Specifications available to download below.

Closing date; 8 January 2018

The Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative is a co-funded project between The Atlantic  Philanthropies, The Department of Health, The Health Service Executive (Health and Wellbeing Division), and Middlequarter Ltd. to jointly fund a programme of research, indicator development, communication and dissemination. The purpose of the Initiative is to fulfil one of the objectives of the National Positive Ageing Strategy (NPAS), which is to ‘support and use research about people as they age to better inform policy responses to population ageing in Ireland’.

The successful candidates will join the HaPAI team in the Research Services Unit of the Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2. For further details on both posts, including key responsibilities and essential criteria, see attached documents.

Appointment will be made on the appropriate level of the IUA Salary scales, at a point in line with experience.

To apply please send CV and letter of application to Sinead Shannon, Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2; or via email to Sinead_Shannon@health.gov.ie.  Informal enquiries may be directed to Sinead Shannon (Project Manager) on 01 6354742 or by email to the address above

Full details about the Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative can be found at www.hapai.net

Sinead Shannon| Project Manager | Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative (HaPAI)| Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2.  | Tel.: +353 1 635 4742 | Mobile: +353 87 6791700 | Email: Sinead_shannon@health.gov.ie