eHealth Researcher Position

The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a suitable individual on a contract basis to work on an upcoming European eHealth project.  I have attached the job profile.  It might be a role attractive to a researcher/PhD or Masters student in the field of health informatics or similar. 

The Irish Computer Society (ICS) is a non-profit membership organisation founded in 1967 to support the ICT and related professions in Ireland. Its social enterprise division, the ICS Foundation, is charged with advocating for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland.

To drive the implementation of its activities, the ICS Foundation is currently recruiting:

A Researcher (EU projects) in the area of eHealth

* NB: Although the project stretches over a 3-year period, it is expected that there will be periods of intense and less intense work. Therefore flexibility in time management is requested, as a well as a realistic view on what can be reached within the existing timeframe and with the given resources.

The Researcher (EU Projects) will be assigned to European projects that see the involvement of the ICS Foundation and specifically, the direct activities of the ICS Foundation in research into and implementation of processes to advance the adoption of eHealth care for citizens and professionals.

Working directly with the ICS Foundation Project Manager, this is a stimulating position for a curious and motivated individual with a strong research ethic, knowledge of and interest in eHealth and innovation in healthcare.

The Researcher (EU Projects) will also be required to contribute, where necessary and on the request of senior management, to the development, execution and completion of national and European proposals and consulting projects, thus playing an active role in developing and broadening the knowledge base of the ICS Foundation.

Requirements:

  • Third Level qualification in health informatics, health economics, health organisation management, or other relevant discipline.
  • Good knowledge of transformation in integrated healthcare due to the advancement of digital technologies or change management in health and social care.
  • Ability to quickly understand policy, research and data related to eHealth.
  • Excellent academic writing and editing skills in English and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and self-confident, comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible and effective under pressure with an ability meet deadlines.
  • Experience in relevant projects and organisations developing, implementing and delivering eHealth is appreciated.

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to: Linda Keane (linda@ics.ie)