Human Resources | Orientation for Researchers

Information for New Research Staff 

DCU Welcomes You! 

The following pages aim to provide new research staff with useful information to support you in your preparation to join us and in your first few months here.

DCU is a major research institution that has gained worldwide recognition for the work of its researchers.  We are committed to attracting and retaining the best researchers, to provide significant professional development, and to offer the best opportunities in terms of a wider career path to you.

We hope you will feel welcome as you start your employment here.

Before you startYour first few days and weeksResearch Career FrameworkUseful Information

Information to help you prepare for your employment at Dublin City University and some benefits to be aware of. 


Your contract, Staff ID Card, your new work environment and other relevant information to help you in the first few weeks.

Training and Development Opportunities for Researchers                                                        

Information to help you in your first few weeks and months at Dublin City University.