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Lecturer in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology (Contract)

Lecturer in Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

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Lecturer in Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

The Microbiology Department is a modern vibrant Department with internationally recognised teaching and research programmes in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) and the College of Medicine and Health at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Microbiology Department, together with the Department of Computer Science and the School of Mathematical Sciences, are currently implementing a new MSc programme in Applied Science (Computational Systems Biology), which has created a teaching and research position in the interacting disciplines of bioinformatics and systems biology.

Applications are therefore invited for the above full time post in the Department of Microbiology, initially for a period of four years but. Applicants for this vacancy must hold a PhD degree and possess postdoctoral research experience relevant to bioinformatics and/or systems biology as evidenced by primary authored, peer-reviewed publications.

The successful applicant will be expected to play an important role in delivering the above mentioned MSc programme and to establish an independent, externally funded research programme in computational/systems biology to complement the activities of the Department (

For informal discussion contact:

Dr Douwe van Sinderen, ( ; Tel. + 353 21 4901365), or
Prof Fergal O’Gara, Head of the Microbiology Department (; Tel. + 353 21 4902646).

Salary scale [new entrants]: €34,854 – €42,679

Closing date: Friday, 22 June 2007

Completed application forms must be returned to:

Department of Human Resources
University College Cork

Tel: + 353 21 4903073 / Email: / Fax + 353 21 4276995

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