The job post “Applied Disability Inclusion Specialist”, a Post Doctorate Researcher position at the UNESCO Chair, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland is now open.
Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
In 2013 the IT, Tralee became the first third level institution in the world to receive a UNESCO Chair in
Inclusive Physical Education, Sport, Fitness and Recreation. The Chair uses education, training and research
to advance towards more inclusive societies using PE, sport, fitness and recreation as conduits to social
justice. The geographical scope of the Chair extends from Europe, North America, Canada, Gulf Region,
Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean while certain areas of the Chair activities have a global remit. Some
of the major challenges of modern times are addressed by the Chair activities including healthy and active
aging and tackling societal challenges such as inclusion and wellbeing. The Chair activities extend across such
disciplines as education and training, adapted physical activity, social sciences, social entrepreneurship,
health, pedagogy, assistive technologies, ICT, policy and development work.
The establishment of the Chair commits the Institute to working closely with UNESCO to advance policy and
practice in the field and to engage in collaborative education, training and research activities with multi-
disciplinary partners globally to advance knowledge and practice. The successful candidate work alongside
the existing research team.
For more information about the job posting, click here –> Applied Disability Inclusion Specialist_July2016