PEPAYS Ireland is seeking a new Co-Director

The Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS) Ireland Research Centre is seeking a new Co-Director

The mission of PEPAYS Ireland is use high quality, multi-disciplinary and multi-entity research to share, influence and inform policy and practice relating to advancing the health and well-being of populations in the areas of physical education, sport, physical activity and health (www.pepaysireland.com ). PEPAYS Ireland has members conducting research within and across two research clusters: (1) Facilitating Learning through Teaching, Coaching, and Inclusion, (2) Active Schools, Active Communities.

Responsibilities of the Co-Directors are to:

  • Provide strategic leadership to PEPAYS Ireland
  • Drive implementation of the PEPAYS Ireland strategic plan
  • Extend national and international research networks connected to PEPAYS Ireland
  • Serve as liaison and support to the PEPAYS Ireland Advisory Board
  • Set the agenda and chair PEPAYS Ireland cluster chair meetings
  • Serve as line manager for the PEPAYS Ireland PhD studentship

Requirements for Application

We welcome applications from individuals who:

  • are committed to building research capacity and collaborations focussed on research needs nationally and internationally while providing a supportive research structure that nurtures new researchers and emerging research topics in the field.
  • are currently involved with PEPAYS Ireland and an active researcher in one of the PEPAYS Ireland cluster areas.

Terms of Reference

The Co-Director will be appointed to a three year term. The Co-Director will work alongside the existing Co-Director, Ann MacPhail, initially. Ideally the Co-Directors should represent two different institutions/organisations.

Application Procedure

A letter of application accompanied by a brief (2-3 page) CV. Email your expression of interest and CV no later than 27th March 2017 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Informal inquiries about the role can be directed to Elaine Murtagh (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ann MacPhail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

Our Mission

To use high-quality, multi-disciplinary and multi-entity research to shape, influence and inform policy and practice relating to advancing the health and well-being of populations in the areas of physical education, sport, physical activity and health.

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