Research Assistant in Economics
University College Cork Business School

Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Cork University Business School


Position Summary

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant, to work on a timely, high impact project in the Department of Economics at Cork University Business School in University College Cork.

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Principle Investigator to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 amongst those currently undergoing cancer treatments and up to two years post-treatment from an economic and social perspective. The project requires completing a systematic literature review to inform the analysis. The study results will provide reflections on how care for cancer patients and survivors were affected by the pandemic. This will inform future contingency plans in the sector in how cancer care is delivered. The project is funded by the MSD Oncology Policy Grant Program.

Post Duration: 10 months

Salary: €23,061 - €35,922 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)

Project Title: Social and Economic Analysis of Covid-19 on Cancer Patients & Survivors (Sea-Covid19)

For an information package including further details of the post see

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Aileen Murphy, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 490 3489; Email:

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 15th January 2021. No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

Contact Person : Dr Aileen Murphy

Contact Email :

Job ID : 042952

Contact Number :

Close Date : 15-Jan-2021 12:00

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