What is UCC Futures - Future Medicines?
UCC Futures - Future Medicines combines a multidisciplinary team of renowned world leading scientists, engineers and clinician investigators at University College Cork (UCC) and affiliated hospitals to deliver high-impact, transformational, next generation medicines and medical technologies.
It leverages the expertise and infrastructure across multiple schools in UCC’s College of Medicine and Health, in addition to UCC Research Centres and Institutes including APC Microbiome Ireland and our flagship Tyndall National Institute. This unique translational environment will become a magnet for inward SME and MNC investment to the region especially across the biopharma, healthcare and medtech sectors.
UCC Futures - Future Medicines is creating step-change advancements in earlier detection, faster prognosis and targeted treatments to reduce the global health burden and improve quality-of-life for patients with chronic conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neurological, and inflammatory diseases.
Applications are currently sought for a number of positions that support the ambitions of UCC Futures - Future Medicines, including researchers with broader interests including qualitative research skills that define the wider implications of our work.
The appointment of researchers of excellence, from Lecturer to Professor, will connect disciplines and research excellence across the University, mapping to existing research strengths within the College of Medicine and Health, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science and our flagship Tyndall National Institute, among others.
Applications are particularly welcome from those with a disruptive and transformative research focus.
Explore the posts below for more information on the posts and who to contact for informal enquiries for each.
University College Cork (UCC) is an internationally renowned university where excellence in teaching and research is aligned with an inclusive and respectful environment, where all staff and students can flourish and thrive.
Founded in 1845, UCC is a comprehensive research-intensive institution comprising four academic Colleges, delivering a rich tradition of collaborative teaching, research and scholarship that has true global impact.
About UCC Futures
UCC Futures is an ambitious new programme of research prioritisation coupled with an innovative academic recruitment strategy across ten indicative areas of strategic importance that will build a foundation for economic, societal and cultural resilience and prosperity.
University College Cork (UCC) is committed to continually strengthening its research and academic excellence. UCC Futures enables a dynamic enhancement of research, support of innovation and translation of research to tangible solutions to address emerging societal needs and global grand challenges, to secure a better future for all.