Lectureship in Biochemistry and Cell Biology

University College Cork School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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

Specific Purpose Whole-time Post
(anticipated duration of 3 years)

UCC wishes to appoint an academic to a new Lectureship in Biochemistry and Cell Biology to support the new Higher Diploma programme in Design and Manufacture of BioPharmaceuticals that is funded by the Government’s Human Capital Initiative (HCI) for re-skilling graduates for careers in the BioPharmaceutical Industry. This programme is jointly delivered by the Schools of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Pharmacy and Engineering with an annual intake of 30-35 students.

The School of Biochemistry is a central and highly active School in the Life Sciences at UCC with a strong research ethos, and an excellent track record of research and innovation, including strong educational interactions with the biotechnology and BioPharma industries through BSc, MSc and PhD training.

The appointed candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching and training. They will also be expected to develop a research programme in an area of biochemistry, cell biology and bioprocessing that are in line with the Schools research areas, the HCI initiative, and the future needs of industry.

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 Director of the HCI programme Dr. Eoin Fleming j.fleming@ucc.ie) or the Head of School: Professor Rosemary O’ Connor Email: r.oconnor@ucc.ie

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/policies/ and initiatives at https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/implementation/ and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment may be made on the Lectureship Salary Scale: €34,748 - €61,370 (Scale B) / €36,658 - €58,397 (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 recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 15th June 2021.

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 : Dr. Eoin Fleming

Contact Email : j.fleming@ucc.ie

Job ID : 046071

Contact Number :

Close Date : 15-Jun-2021 12:00