Lectureship x2 in Biochemistry and Cell Biology
x2 Permanent Whole-time Posts
The School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at University College Cork (UCC) invites applications for two new Lectureship positions to support the School’s established and expanding research in areas of modern biochemistry and molecular cell biology. The candidate’s core research area will complement one or more of the School’s established research areas, including; cancer biology, neuroscience, immunobiology, host-microbe interactions, vaccine development and delivery, cellular signalling and membrane trafficking, RNA biology, biological data analysis or novel biosensors.
The School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology is a modern, vibrant academic and research unit, performing internationally recognized research and delivering high quality academic programmes in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) and the College of Medicine and Health. Staff of the School are significant contributors to the Life Sciences at UCC with a strong research ethos, and with an excellent track record of publication in high impact journals and securing competitive research funding. The School has a strong emphasis on fundamental research that is linked to translational collaborations, and a high level of innovation and entrepreneurship, including spin out companies, and interactions with industry.
The School has an ambition to build capacity in existing and emerging areas of biochemistry/cell biology and to develop multi-disciplinary collaborations across the University, including affiliated hospitals, Clinical Research Facility, leading research institutes; Microbiome Ireland, the Tyndall National Institute and Environmental Research Institute, as well as with research centres and universities on the island of Ireland. It is anticipated that the successful candidates will collaborate with colleagues to develop their research area and to build external partnerships aimed at generating high impact research output and research funding income.
Applicants should hold a PhD in Biochemistry, Cell Biology or in a closely related area, have a track record of international standing, and potential to successfully compete for research funding. Reporting to the Head of School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, the appointee will develop a research programme and contribute to the Schools undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes.
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 the Head of School: Professor Justin McCarthy Email: email@example.com
More information on research activity in the School is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/biochemistry
University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives
Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale: Above the Bar €67,743 - €87,732 (Scale B)/ €64,453-€83,344 (Scale A) / Below the Bar €35,248 - €61,984 (Scale B)/ €37,158 - €58,981 (Scale A)
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 (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the job-title.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 11th January 2022.
No late applications will be accepted.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
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 Justin McCarthy||Contact Email :||email@example.com|
|Job ID :||051691||Contact Number :|
|Close Date :||11-Jan-2022 12:00|