Temporary positions available – for the scoring of student responses on mathematics and science assessments

In May and June 2019, the Educational Research Centre (ERC) will be involved in scoring student responses on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).  TIMSS is an international comparative study of mathematics and science achievement at both primary (Fourth class) and post-primary (Second Year) level. It takes place every four years andRead more…

Vacancies at the ERC

Project Officer (Executive Officer) Applications are invited for a Project Officer (Executive Officer ) with experience in project management, procurement and general administration. This is an existing position and involves working with the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Administrator, the administrative team and research staff. More details here. Leagan Gaeilge anseo.

ERC – Research Associate vacancy

Applications are invited for the post of RESEARCH ASSOCIATE. The Educational Research Centre was established almost 50 years ago. It carries out research and evaluation on all aspects of and at all levels of education. The successful applicant(s) will be appointed on a permanent basis subject to successful completion of a probation period and willRead more…

EO Vacancy

Applications are invited for an  Executive Officer position in the Educational Research Centre’s Test Department on the Richmond Road close to the DCU Drumcondra campus (formerly St Patrick’s College). The person appointed will assist and report to the Administrator of the Test Department, the Senior Administrator in the Research Centre and the CEO.  The purposeRead more…

HEO Vacancy

Applications are invited for a Higher Executive Officer position in the Educational Research Centre on the DCU Drumcondra campus (formerly St Patrick’s College). This position involves working with the Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Administrator on matters such as procedures and policy implementation, human resources, project administration, facilities, finance and general administration. Tugtar cuireadhRead more…

Research Fellow Vacancy

Applications are invited for a senior position in the Educational Research Centre on the DCU Drumcondra campus (formerly St Patrick’s College). Applications to include a cover letter with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees, BY 5.00 PM ON WEDNESDAY 13 JUNE 2018. Tugtar cuireadh d’iarratais ar phost sinsearach sa bhForas Taighde arRead more…

Senior Administrator Vacancy

Applications are invited for a senior management position in the Educational Research Centre on the DCU Drumcondra campus (formerly St Patrick’s College).  The person appointed will oversee all aspects of the administration of the Centre.  In conjunction with the CEO, the person appointed will be responsible for governance issues, financial management, human resources and generalRead more…

Research Assistant Vacancy

A vacancy exists for a Research Assistant Post at the ERC. Applicants should have an honours degree (1 or 2:1) in a relevant discipline (e.g., psychology, statistics, education, social science). Advantages will include a post-graduate degree, experience of research, (especially research involving large-scale data gathering and the statistical analysis of large-scale survey data) and/or knowledge ofRead more…

ERC -Temporary Executive Officer

Applications are invited for the post of TEMPORARY EXECUTIVE OFFICER. The Educational Research Centre was established almost 50 years ago. It carries out research and evaluation on all aspects of and at all levels of education. The Executive Officer will be appointed on temporary contract until June 2017. More details here. Leagan Gaeilge anseo.

ERC – Part-time Item Writers

Item writers are required to source/construct texts and/or develop test questions for educational assessments at primary and post-primary levels. A Bachelor’s degree is required, while experience in item writing or developing curricula or tests is desirable. Opportunities exist in the following content areas: English Language (Reading, Spelling) (Primary) Mathematics (Primary) Abstract Reasoning (Post-primary) Following interview,Read more…