The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity.  We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research.  Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.


Applications are invited for the following positions:

Faculty of Education & Health Sciences

Graduate Entry Medical School


1. Post Doctoral Researcher (Ethnic Minority Health) – Specific Purpose Contract

    Salary:  €37,750 - €46,255 p.a. (maximum starting salary: €37,750 p.a.)


2. Research Assistant (Ethnic Minority Health) – Specific Purpose Contract

    Salary:  €22,396 - €32,930 p.a. (maximum starting salary: €27,679 p.a.)


Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:

The closing date for receipt of applications isFriday, 7th October 2016.

Applications must be completed online before12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date.

Please note your applicationmust include:

  • A letter of introduction indicating how you meet the criteria outlined in the Job description.
  • A completed online Application Form (separate application forms must be submitted for each post applied for).


Please if you experience any difficulties.


Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and committed to selection on merit.


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