Lecturer in Biochemistry and Cell Biology University College Cork, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Ireland

Lecturer in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Permanent Whole Time Post


UCC wishes to appoint an academic to the role of Lecturer in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with focus on graduate education. The School of Biochemistry is strongly committed to its academic mission with the flagship BSc degree in Biochemistry, and its core contributions to the BSc programmes in Genetics, Biomedical Science, and the BSc in Biotechnology. The School is affiliated to the School of Medicine contributing to the direct and graduate entry Medicine programmes as well as to Pharmacy and Nursing degrees. The School has a highly active graduate education programme with an increasing portfolio of offerings in structured PhD and MSc Research programmes including an MRes and the MSc in Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation. The well-established MSc in Biotechnology is also anchored in the School. Research in the School is recognized for excellence in the areas of molecular cell biology and bioinformatics with applications in cancer, neurodegeneration, the microbiome in health and disease, and the emerging area of synthetic biology. The appointed candidate will have experience in Graduate Education programmes, demonstrated accomplishments in innovative Graduate Education, demonstrated potential to lead the Schools Graduate Education and to further promote the internationalization of these programmes, in particular MSc, MRes and specific structured PhD programmes. The appointed candidate will also engage in research and teaching in specific areas of the School’s focus.


Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.


For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.


Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Rosemary O’Connor, Head of School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, email: r.oconnor@ucc.ie . Further information on the School is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/biochemistry/.


Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €33,481-€59,132/ €64,627-€83,096 per annum. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.


Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.


Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 26th March 2019.


No late applications will be accepted.




Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.


Contact Person : Professor Rosemary O'Connor

Contact Email : r.oconnor@ucc.ie

Job ID : 034011

Contact Number :

Close Date : 26-Mar-2019 12:00

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