Age & Opportunity: Postdoctoral Researcher (seconded to the HSE)

Age & Opportunity

Age & Opportunity is the national organisation that provides a range of opportunities for older people who want to get more involved in arts and culture, sport and physical activity, civic engagement and personal development. Our vision is an Ireland where all older people can be more active, more visible, more creative, more connected, more confident, more often. Our mission is to enable the best possible quality of life for us all as we age.

We are currently recruiting a

Postdoctoral Researcher (seconded to the HSE)

This post is a collaborative venture between Age & Opportunity, the Health Service Executive (Dublin North City and County, Community Health Organisation) and Trinity College Dublin, to conduct a research programme exploring chronic disease, area level deprivation and healthcare utilisation in community dwelling older adults within specific Community Health Network (CHN) areas.

Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant area of health sciences, population health, health services research or appropriate equivalent, and must be competent with data analysis, collection, and interpretation, including relevant statistical packages and an ability to write scientific papers and reports.

This position is a one-year specific purpose contract, and is full-time, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Flexi-time working arrangements apply, and the position will involve a mixture of working from home and working from HSE offices in Dublin 9.

Salary €41,525 per annum.

A job description and person specification is available on our website

Please submit your CV and cover letter to by 12noon on Tuesday the 7th of December 2021.

Shortlisting will apply. Interviews will be held on Wednesday the 15th of December 2021 (online via Zoom).

Age & Opportunity is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Attachment Size
Job Description & Person Specification 584.38 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Nov, 2021
Remotely / Dublin
Expiry Date
7th Dec, 2021