Current Vacancies

Last Updated: 18th June 2018

Lecturer in General Practice (0.2 FTE)

Applications are invited for the permanent, Part-time of Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) in General Practice.

As the community based teaching programme at the UCD School of Medicine expands, this post aims to support existing and future community / general practice-based educational activity at the School. The primary aim of the post is to support teaching in the subject of General Practice across the medical degree curriculum and on graduate taught programmes in General Practice and Primary Care within the School and to further develop research in the Subject, within the School’s recently established Primary Care Research Group. This is a part-time post and it is expected that the post-holder will be available for teaching and research duties for all of this time. 

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €52,325 - €82,267 per annum pro rata
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT) on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Lecturer in Emergency Medical Science (Clinical Fellow)

University College Dublin is seeking to Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Emergency Medical Science (Clinical Fellow).

This is a full-time post, one-year post, based at the Centre for Emergency Medical Science, School of Medicine, UCD. A secondment arrangement to the post may be negotiated, in certain circumstances. A part-time arrangement may be negotiated, to facilitate an applicant’s continued clinical commitments.
Emergency Medical Sciences is a field of study within the School and the Centre is located at the Health Science Centre, Belfield. 

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €52,325 - €82,267 per annum
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT) on Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Special Lecturer / Clinical Tutor in Clinical Pharmacology

 

Special Lecturer / Clinical Tutor in Clinical Pharmacology, UCD School of Medicine, Temporary, Specified Purpose Appointment (Estimated Duration: 6-9 months)
These ‘Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutors’ play a major role in identifying key teaching moments for our students who are attached to clinical teams as part of their experiential learning. The Clinical Tutor instruct and supervise students during their clinical attachment, provide lectures and tutorials as part of the formal clinical curriculum and assist with the preparation of clinical examinations. They provide academic advice and career mentoring to students and ensure that the clinical rotation supports the learning objective of the relevant module. In some instances, Clinical Tutors may also act as module coordinator in the formal University programme management structures.

All Clinical Tutors are part of a vibrant community of academic staff who pass on their clinical experience and expertise to the next generation of medical professionals. The School provides academic support and training such that the Tutors themselves develop their own educational expertise and leadership.

Note: Specified Purpose Maternity Cover (Estimated Duration: 6-9 months)

2010 Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutor Salary scale: €55,319 – €65,143 per annum 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutor in Psychiatry

The UCD School of Medicine invites applications for a range of non-consultant hospital doctor positions at registrar, specialist registrar and senior registrar equivalent level within a number of medical and surgical specialties across our clinical training network. These positions will commence 11th July 2018.

Appointees will join a vibrant community of clinical tutors who play a major clinical teaching role within our Medicine and Radiography degree programmes with an opportunity to become involved in various research projects. A range of full-time and part-time positions are available with academic attachments across our affiliated hospitals. Some time commitment to the School on the University campus is also possible.

Appointments will be made for a one year period initially with a possibility of re-appointment for a further three years. 
The School particularly welcomes applications from candidates who are interested in undertaking higher degrees (MSc, MD or PhD) in clinical research or medical education research during their appointment. A number of degree scholarships will be available to high calibre candidates. 

2010 Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutor Salary scale: €55,319 – €65,143 per annum 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Irish Local Time) open until filled.

Post Doctoral Fellow PD1 - RAS-mediated Signalling Networks (Dr C Kiel)

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work on a multidisciplinary project funded through Science Foundation Ireland focusing on quantitative and systems analysis of RAS-mediated signalling networks in colon cancer. The post-holder should have knowledge of the computational analysis of signal transduction network.

Mandatory criteria include PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology or related discipline and experience in the mathematical and computational analysis of signal transduction networks 

Desirable criteria include experience in data integration, the analysis if interaction data from mass spectrometry and a good basic understanding of cell biology, signal transduction, and cancer 

Applications: Detailed job description and online application accessible via the UCD Online Job Application System, searching with HR Ref 010399.

Closing Date: 17.00 hrs (Local Irish Time) on June 24th, 2018. Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified via the UCD e-recruitment page.   

Informal enquiries to: Christina Kiel (christina.kiel@ucd.ie

 

Medical Traineeships in Human Anatomy (MD, MCh, MSc and PhD)

Medical Traineeship in Human Anatomy (MD, MCh, MSc and PhD)

Medical Traineeship in Human Anatomy

MD & PhD Scholarships (Research MSc & MCh also available)

Take your place on the seat of intelligence Aristotle held that the heart was the seat of intelligence until Herophilos, one of the founders of Anatomy, showed it to be the brain. While many may see Anatomy as being a largely discovered field there is still much we can learn from the human form.

The research focus in Human Anatomy at UCD currently involves:

  • 3D printing in Anatomy Upcoming project:
    • 3D printing anatomically accurate airway models for training in Anaesthesia (MSc)

The one year (or possible extension for the duration of research degree) full-time scholarship programme offers an €18,000 tax-free stipend along with payment of 100% of student EU fees. Scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and may be extended based on satisfactory progression in teaching and research.

Successful candidates will undertake a graduate research degree while gaining skills and experience teaching functional and clinical anatomy to medical and allied health students. Strong academic skills and competency in Anatomy are desirable as part of the selection criteria, along with proficient communication skills. Prior clinical training is desirable but not a mandatory requirement.

Applications

Steven Masterton
Course Administrator
E: anatomy@ucd.ie
T: +353 1 716 6634 

Closing Date:

Tuesday 5th June 2018 (5pm)

More information on this course

September 2018/19 Academic Year www.ucd.ie/medicine/anatomy

PhD Studentship - Endothelial Cell Biology

A PhD position is now available in Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin, to investigate adverse cellular immune reactions against the vascular endothelium.
 
Project TitleThe in-vitro risk stratification of endothelial-specific immune reactions post allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
 
Closing date: Applications should be received by May 31, 2018.
 
Application procedure: Please send a CV and accompanying documentation including references to Prof Günther Eissner (Systems Biology Ireland). Email address: guenther.eissner@ucd.ie
 

PhD Studentship - Disrupted Epigenetic Systems in Childhood Leukaemia

A PhD position is now available in Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin, to investigate mechanisms of epigenetic dysregulation in childhood and adolescent leukaemias.
 
Project Title: Investigation of disrupted epigenetic systems in paediatric leukaemia
 
Closing Date: 8th June 2018
 
Application Procedure: Please send a cover letter, CV and accompanying documentation including references to Professor Jonathan Bond. 
 
Email address: jonathan.bond@ucd.ie

See attached advert for further details. 
 

PhD Studentship - Understanding How Tumours Tolerate Gene Loss

A PhD position is now available to investigate how paralogs (duplicate genes) contribute to the ability of tumours to tolerate gene loss'. Please send a CV, brief cover letter, and contact details of two referees to Dr. Colm J. Ryan (colm.ryan@ucd.ie)
Informal inquiries to the same address are more than welcome. 
 
 
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews carried out once suitable candidates are identified. The intention is for the candidate to start in September 2018.

PhD Studentship - Computational Framework for 3D Structural Analysis (Dr C Kiel)

A PhD position is now available in Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin, to investigate how cellular signalling pathways are quantitatively rewired in colon cancer.

Project Title: A computational framework for the 3D structural analysis of KRAS-mediated signalling pathway rewiring in colon cancer.

Closing Date: June 24, 2018.

Application procedure: 

See attached advert for further details. 3D structural analysis of KRAS-mediated signalling pathway rewiring in colon cancer.

Enquiries to: Christina Kiel (christina.kiel@ucd.ie) 

Research Assistant (Prof Paul McLoughlin Group)

The pathogenesis and treatment of chronic hypoxic lung diseases

Prof Paul McLoughlin Research Group

This is an exciting opportunity to join a research group investigating the mechanisms that lead to chronic lung diseases and the development of novel treatments, including advances in lung transplant. Lung diseases are now one of the commonest causes of death and disability worldwide and are increasing in incidence. Lung transplantation is a treatment option in some situations although the availability of this is limited by a worldwide shortage of donor organs.

The Research Assistant will join a group of scientists and clinical researchers based in the UCD Conway Institute and will provide support to a number of laboratory activities including cell culture, in vivo models of lung disease, transgenic and knockout mice, isolated perfused murine and porcine lung preparations and specimen analysis such as immunostaining and immunoblotting, real time PCR, and genotyping. The project offers an excellent opportunity to train in the use of these techniques and will suit those with an ambition to continue in biomedical research.

This research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and H2020 awards.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support specified research activities under the supervision and direction of your Principal Investigator, working to assist members of the research team in the use of normal laboratory techniques including cell culture, in vivo models including knockout and transgenic mouse models and isolated porcine lungs, sample preparation, basic analytical techniques etc.
  • Conduct specified activities in the laboratory with responsibility for completing these on a continuing basis.
  • Assist in the development of standard operating procedures to laboratory practices, recording of these and training other members of the research team in their use and application,
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities as required by your Principal Investigator, your School or Institute, or the University.
  • Support your Principal Investigator and research group in the completion of their research programmes.
  • Take responsibility as requested for day-to-day advice and support of graduate research students associated with your research group.
  • Assist, as appropriate and as directed, the research graduate students in your group, School and Institute.
  • Carry out administrative and management tasks associated with your programme of research e.g. ordering supplies, maintaining laboratory stores, maintaining good laboratory cleanliness, dealing appropriately with hazardous laboratory waste.

The Research Assistant will join a group of scientists and clinical researchers based in the UCD Conway Institute and will provide support to a number of laboratory activities including cell culture, in vivo models of lung disease, transgenic and knockout mice, isolated perfused murine and porcine lung preparations and specimen analysis such as immunostaining and immunoblotting, real time PCR, and genotyping. The project offers an excellent opportunity to train in the use of these techniques and will suit those with an ambition to continue in biomedical research. This research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and H2020 awards. 

Salary Scale: €21,674 - € 28,423 per annum 

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday, 22 June 2018.

Research Assistant (Prof William Watson and Dr Antoinette Perry)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the UCD School of Medicine. This is a temporary post.

Prostate cancer represents a significant health care problem due to the dilemmas associated with its detection and treatment. The multi-disciplinary research team are working on an important clinical question of informing the need for a biopsy in the development of appropriate risk calculators at the time of diagnosis. This clinical question has been driven by the needs of the urologist and patients attending the rapid access clinics recently established by the National Cancer Control Programme. 

A one year Research Assistant position is available to undertake the assessment of both blood and urine biomarkers using established platforms in clinical samples collected at the Rapid Access clinics across Ireland. They will work with the multi-disciplinary team made up of Clinicians, Research nurses, Scientists and statisticians. You will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of Professor William Watson and Dr Antoinette Perry.

The primary purpose of the role is run the blood and urine biomarkers using the MSD platform and quantitative real-time PCR respectively, under best laboratory practice.


Salary: €21,674 - €22,609 per annum.
Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 01st June 2018.

Research Assistant (Prof Gerry Wilson)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in the UCD School of Medicine. This is a temporary role part-time role.

The successful candidate will administrative support to the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research in the context of achieving key deliverables within the stated time frame.

• Support grant applications to funding agencies
• Arrange weekly and monthly centre meetings
• Support members of team including orientation and induction of new personnel 
• Promote the group and its research outputs on social media & website


Salary Scale: €21,674 - €25,009 per annum (pro- rata)

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Wedesnday, 21 June 2018.

Grants Manager (Systems Biology Ireland)

We are currently recruiting for the role of Grants Manager in Systems Biology Ireland, School of Medicine, with a level of appointment on the Senior Administrative Officer IV scale, with a contract duration of 36 months.
 
Application: Detailed job description and online application accessible via the UCD Online Job Application System, searching with HR Ref 010418.  See job description for more details. 
 
 
Closing Date:  17.00 hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday 15th June 2018. 

 

Administrative Officer (Merrion Campus)

Applcations are invited for the post of Administrative Officer, Merrion Campus, UCD School of Medicine (Permanent)

The Administrative Officer will provide administrative support to the normal operational functions of the UCD School of Medicine, Merrion Campus (St. Colmcille's, St. Michael's and St. Vincent's) with the overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Undergraduate/GEM Programme and ensuring the delivery of a flexible, responsive and effective service to staff, students and the general public. 

95 Administrative Officer II_2010 Salary Scale: €41,418- €53,175 per annum 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on Thursday, 28 June 2018

Senior Executive Assistant (UCD Medicine Research)

The mission of the UCD School of Medicine is to produce competent, caring, health professionals and specialist biomedical scientists who are life-long learners, driven by scientific enquiry and who are responsive to advances in science, technology and society’s evolving healthcare needs.

One of the largest Schools in the University, the UCD School of Medicine has over 300 staff members and an adjunct clinical faculty comprising a further 350 healthcare professionals. The School’s main administrative centre is located in the state-of-the-art UCD Health Sciences Centre on the Belfield campus, although School staff are deployed across 14 university or hospital locations. 

The Senior Executive Assistant role will provide administrative support to the normal operational functions of the UCD School of Medicine and associated sections ensuring at all times, the delivery of a flexible, responsive and effective service to staff, students and the general public.

95 Senior Executive Assistant_2010 Salary Scale: €37,204- €45,905 per annum 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on Friday, 1 June 2018

Senior Executive Assistant, Administration & Communications (Systems Biology Ireland)

The mission of the UCD School of Medicine is to produce competent, caring, health professionals and specialist biomedical scientists who are life-long learners, driven by scientific enquiry and who are responsive to advances in science, technology and society’s evolving healthcare needs.

One of the largest Schools in the University, the UCD School of Medicine has over 300 staff members and an adjunct clinical faculty comprising a further 350 healthcare professionals. The School’s main administrative centre is located in the state-of-the-art UCD Health Sciences Centre on the Belfield campus, although School staff are deployed across 14 university or hospital locations. 

The Senior Executive Assistant will provide administration and communication support to the normal operational functions of Systems Biology Ireland, a research centre within UCD School of Medicine ensuring at all times, the delivery of a flexible, responsive and effective service to staff, students and the general public. 

95 Senior Executive Assistant_2010 Salary Scale: €37,204- €45,905 per annum 
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on Monday, 2 July 2018

 


How To Apply

For further information on these and other UCD positions, please see UCD HR website.  Applications via UCD HR website unless otherwise advised.

Disclaimer

Posts listed here are only those vacancies which have been notified to the School Office. This may not reflect the totality of positions available across the School, its associated research institutes and affiliated clinical partners.  All University appointments are advertised on the following site.  This page is not intended to replace the University's primary recruitment channel which is managed by UCD HR.

Submission of Vacancy Posts

School Staff and staff of associated institutions can submit details of their vacancy for consideration using this web form.  Please allow sufficient notice in advance of closing date.  The School reserves the right to decline or not accept a submission without having to give a specific reason.