Applied Statistician *University of Dublin, Trinity College* - TILDA (The
Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing)
*Post Status: *3-year contract
*Location: *Main Campus
*Closing Date: *12 noon on Monday 7th December, 2009
*Salary Range: *Lecturer salary scale: Appointment will be made on the
Lecturer salary scale: €38,277-€77,249 / €79,822-€87,739 per annum.
Appointment for this post will be made at a maximum of point 12 on the scale
i.e. a maximum of €77,249 per annum commensurate with qualifications and
experience to date.
The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing is a major inter-institutional
initiative led by Trinity College Dublin which aims to produce a massive
improvement in the quantity and quality of data, research and information
relating to older people and ageing in Ireland. It will involve interviews
on a two yearly basis with a large cohort of people aged 50 and over, and
will collect detailed information on all aspects of their lives, including
the economic dimension (pensions, employment, living standards etc.), health
aspects (physical, mental, service needs and usage etc.) and social aspects
(contact with friends and kin, formal and informal care, social
The study will involve both survey interviews and physical and biological
measurements to be carried out by trained Nurses in specially equipped
centres and in respondent homes. The sample size envisaged for the main
survey is 8,000-10,000 people, and the project is currently being planned
across a ten-year time horizon. The study will be closely harmonised with
leading international research to ensure adoption of best practice and
comparability of results.
Further information about the study can be obtained from the website
*Please note this file is available in different formats upon request.
Candidates should submit a cover letter together with a full curriculum
vitae, to include the names and contact details of three referees, to:
Ms. Christine Devlin
Tel: +353-1-896- 3584
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