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Senior Technical Officer in Geography, NUIG

Applications are invited for a Senior Technical Officer in Geography at NUI Galway. The Senior Technical Officer will have primary responsibilities in helping to coordinate and deliver field and lab components for all of our taught programmes, including field-based learning, laboratory exercises and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) computer labs. The post holder will also play a key role in day-to-day operations in the Discipline through management of all lab and field equipment, including equipment maintenance, purchasing and inventory, and equipment lending for student and staff projects. The Senior Technical Officer also acts as Geography’s Health and Safety Officer and coordinates and registers risk assessments for facilities and for staff and student research projects. The successful candidate should have experience delivering university-level field classes and/or lab demonstrations, and should have a demonstrated competency in GIS.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Aaron Potito, Head, School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies, Email +353 (0)91 493936

Additional information on the Discipline of Geography is available at:

Information on the University's Strategic Plan is available at:

Salary: € 52,574 to € 63,214 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011) (This appointment will be made on the Senior Technical Officer scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 19th May 2022. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see website:

Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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