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Temporary Fulltime Lecturer in Microbiology (9mth Contract)

Temporary Fulltime Lecturer in Microbiology (9mth Contract)

Department of Microbiology

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 in the College of Medicine and Health at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The department contributes to degree programmes in Microbiology, Biomedical Science, Genetics, Food Science, Pharmacy and Nursing. Key sub disciplines, such as medical, food, environmental, and industrial microbiology, are reflected in the Department’s teaching and research programmes.

This is a full-time contract, teaching/lecturing post for a 9 month fixed term period covering the academic year 2006/7.Applicants must hold a PhD in Microbiology or a related discipline.Experience in the areas of Virology, Medical Microbiology and / or Microbial Pathogenesis would be an advantage. The appointee will be involved in teaching and examining of fundamental microbiology in the degree programmes of the department and will also be expected to contribute to the delivery and assessment of practical microbiology training in the department.Strong evidence or potential of teaching, training and research lead teaching capabilities is expected. 

Salary scale [new entrants]: €33,895 – €55,061 per annum

For informal discussion, contact:Professor Fergal O’Gara, Head of Department of Microbiology.Email: Tel (021) 4902392 /Fax: (021) 4903101

Closing date:    Friday, 8th September 2006

Aplication form must be completed and returned to:

Department of Human Resources
University College Cork
Tel: 021 4902671  /  Fax 021 4276995
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