Attracting over 350,000 visitors annually, Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is a free entry space located on Pearse Street. It is a vibrant, interactive venue where science and art collide through innovative exhibitions, events and educational programmes developed in collaboration with researchers, artists and young adults. Science Gallery Dublin features exhibition spaces, studios, a theatre, a café and a shop. Open to all, Science Gallery Dublin aims to capture the imagination of young adults aged 15-25 and inspire them to consider their world in a new way. Science Gallery Dublin supports critical thinkers of the future to help create a world where young people challenge research and culture to affect change. The regularly changing programme provides a platform for the local community and wider public to share their thoughts on cutting-edge research, enhance the Trinity student experience and deliver impact for the university’s academic community. 

Science Gallery Dublin’s Learning and Research Team are hiring three researchers who will play a key role in fulfilling the mission of Science Gallery Dublin as a “creative platform”, through the development and delivery of innovative research projects and programmes.

Science Gallery Dublin’s Learning and Research team is active in the areas of informal science education and learning with a focus on science and society and the combination of art and science, co-creation/co-design, public engagement with science, and the evaluation of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) learning initiatives. We adopt a research and practice approach to create a mutually beneficial model of informal science education, in which the input from our work with young people can inform research design, and the learnings from the research can produce sustainable improvements in practice.

The successful candidates will work on the following projects: 

SySTEM 2020 (one position, maternity cover, at least 9 months)
SISCODE and INTEGRITY (one position, 16 months)
Open Science Hub and STEAM INC (one position, 34 months)

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To apply for any of these roles, please send a cover letter and CV to Dr. Mairéad Hurley mairead.hurley@dublin.sciencegallery.com. Applicants may apply for more than one of the positions, but are asked to send an individual cover letter for each position applied for. Closing date is 12pm, November 28th. Interviews will be held on December 11th. 


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