Job announcement: Post Doctoral Researcher (Level 1) in Physical Activity for Health

Job announcement: Post Doctoral Researcher (Level 1) in Physical Activity for Health

With over 18,000 students and 2,000 members of staff, the University of Limerick (UL) is an energetic, research led and enterprising institution with a proud record in innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensure 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.

With the River Shannon as a unifying focal point, UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance the campus’s exceptional learning and research environment.

Applications are invited for the following position:

Faculty of Education & Health Sciences

Department of Physical Education & Sport Science

Post Doctoral Researcher (Level 1) in Physical Activity for Health – Specific Purpose Contract

Salary Scales: €42,783 – €49,177 p.a. pro rata (maximum starting salary €45,322 p.a. pro rata)

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

“This is a professional training and development role and the training and development relevant to this position will be completed within the period of the contract. Postdoctoral Researchers appointed will be expected to complete the Researcher Career Development Programme.”

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15th December 2023.

Applications must be completed online before 12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date.


Application Instructions

The University of Limerick supports blended working

Please confirm that you are currently eligible to work in Ireland. Applications by candidates who are not eligible to work in Ireland will not be processed.

Please email if you experience any difficulties

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates.

The University of Limerick holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to selection on merit welcoming applicants from all sections of the community. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working.

“The University of Limerick has implemented a “Smoke and Vape Free Campus Policy”.  Smoking and vaping in all forms is prohibited.”

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