Senior Research Officer (Temporary 18 month post)

National Disability Authority

The National Disability Authority is the independent statutory body that advises and informs the Government and public sector on disability matters; assists in the co-ordination of disability policy and promotes excellence in universal design to benefit the wider population.

The National Disability Authority’s statutory functions include:

  • To act as a central national body to assist the Minister in the co-ordination and development of disability policy
  • To undertake, commission or collaborate in research projects and activities and to assist in the development of statistical information for the planning, delivery and monitoring of disability programmes and services
  • To advise the Minister on standards for disability programmes and services, to prepare codes of practice and to monitor the implementation of standards and codes in this regard
  • To promote, through the Centre of Excellence in Universal Design, the principles of universal design in relation to products, services, Information Communications Technology, and the built environment.

All applications for the position of Senior Research Officer (Temporary 18 month post) require a covering letter (max. 2 pages) and completed Application Form sent by email to, or by post to:

Corporate Services Manager,

National Disability Authority,

25 Clyde Road,

Dublin D04 E409

by the closing date of Friday, 27 October 2017, at 12pm.

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