Current Vacancies

Last Updated: 8th November 2019

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Anatomy

Applications are invited for a temporary, 5 years post of a Lecturer/ Assistant Professor in Anatomy within UCD School of Medicine.

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer based in Anatomy within the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science. This is a temporary 5 year post based at the UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield.

The post-holder, who will have a background in Anatomy, Embryology or Biomedical Engineering, will develop and maintain a competitive programme of research activity in Anatomy that gives novel insights into mechanisms of diseases or therapeutic interventions and devices that alleviate disease, which are aligned with School Research Strategy. To achieve this goal the post holder will obtain external funding and supervise student research activities including both undergraduate projects and postgraduate research degrees (PhD and MD).

95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above The Bar Salary Scale: €53,773 - €84,544 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 14th November 2019

Special Lecturer Recruitment - 2019

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 9th July 2019.

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.  Appointments will be made at the next appropriate point on the NCHD equivalent salary scale to allow clinical seniority to be maintained during the period of appointment with the University.

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.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.

Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutor (Medicine)

Applications are invited for a Temporary post, up to July 2020 of a Special Lecturer / Clinical Tutor in General Medicine within UCD School of Medicine & Mullingar Hospital.

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.

A number of Clinical Tutors are also actively involved in our biomedical, clinical or medical education research working with a specific Principal Investigator and may be undertaking a higher research degree (e.g. MD, MCh, MAO, MSc or PhD). These individuals are responsible for undertaking research experiments or data reviews and disseminating their findings through publication as a thesis, in academic journals or at scientific meetings.

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.

Special Lecturer/Clinical Tutor_2010 Salary Scale: €56,850 - €66,946 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 18th November 2019

Abbvie Newman Fellowship in Dermatology

Abbvie Newman Fellowship in Dermatology opportunity

As part of its programme to provide postdoctoral research opportunities for scholars of proven academic excellence, University College Dublin is pleased to announce the AbbVie Newman Fellowship in Dermatology. This Newman Fellowship is established with the generous support of AbbVie. The Newman Fellow will be based in the UCD School of Medicine and the UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology. 

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a doctoral degree in a biological sciences or biomedical sciences subject and have experience in associated research methodology including mammalian (preferably human) cell and tissue culture and immunological assays. Applicants should have a strong capability in immunobiology/cell biology. The successful applicant will have published in high impact journals (commensurate with their level of research experience) and will show an interest in skin and dermatological sciences/cutaneous immunobiology. Candidates should hold a high honours degree and a PhD (or a PhD pending or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and should be able to demonstrate a track record in their career to date.
 
The AbbVie Newman Fellowship comes with a generous stipend and is tenable for two years.

Informal enquiries regarding this Fellowship may be directed to Professor Brian Kirby, (bkirby@svhg.ie) or Professor Desmond Tobin (desmond.tobin@ucd.ie) at the UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology.

How to Apply: Visit https://www.ucdfoundation.ie/newman-fellowship/current-vacancies/

Closing DateNovember 8th 2019, 5PM

Post Doctoral Research Fellow PD2

Applications are invited for a 6 months post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 within UCD School of Medicine.

In this project, the fellow will investigate the impact of pharmacologic PHD inhibition on NF-kappaB activity in epithelial cand immune cells. This is an advanced research focused role, building on your prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the supervision and mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Salary: €45,041 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 11th November 2019

Post Doctoral Fellow PD1

Applications are invited for a 1 year post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Medicine.

A full-time postdoctoral position is available to join a vibrant research team examining the effects of maternal nutrition in pregnancy on pregnancy outcome and infant health. The successful candidate will be involved with the daily running and supervision of ongoing interventional and observational studies, contribute to data analysis, grant proposals and writing of papers.

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Salary: €37,874 per annum.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 13th December 2019

Research Assistant (UCD Charles Institute)

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant post within UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology.The UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology has ongoing research programmes investigating the biology of skin and its appendages in health and disease. This project's primary aim is to engage in current and incoming projects with industry and other partners, in addition to home-grown technology development. Applications are invited to apply for a Research Assistant position for this project. You will conduct specified laboratory research experiments and analysis of results, with training and supervision by research scientist in Prof. Desmond Tobin's group.

Research Assistant:Salary Scale: €22,496 – €35,218 per annum.

Appointment will be made on the above scale and in accordance with experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure: Go to  Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ Select relevant portal and search by reference number 011875

Informal Enquiries: E-mail Prof. Desmond Tobin desmond.tobin@ucd.ie 

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th November 2019.

 

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Lead Research Nurse

Applications are invited for a 36 months post of a Lead Research Nurse within UCD School of Medicine.

The Lead Research Nurse will support Research nurses working within the CRC and take responsibility for research trials based in St Vincent's University Hospital (and other clinical sites as required.)

The UCD Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC) is an academic-led, patient-focused facility for clinical translational research based at both the Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent's University Hospitals. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science. In addition to supporting a large portfolio of investigator- and industry-led clinical research projects, the UCD CRC is also a leader in the delivery of clinical research training. The UCD CRC is the focal point for engagement with industry (pharmaceutical companies, CRO's, regulatory authorities) and has growing national and international collaborations.

Salary: €55,000 per annum.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 19th November 2019

Research Nurse

Applications are invited for a Specified Purpose post (covering a maternity leave, estimated duration 6 months) of a Research Nurse within UCD School of Medicine.

The Research Nurse will support research trials primarily based at St. Vincent's University Hospital.

The UCD Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC) is an academic-led, patient-focused facility for clinical translational research based at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, St Vincent's University Hospital and Wexford General Hospital. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science. In addition to supporting a large portfolio of investigator- and industry-led clinical research projects, the UCD CRC is also a leader in the delivery of clinical research training. The UCD CRC is the focal point for engagement with industry (pharmaceutical companies, CRO's, regulatory authorities) and has growing national and international collaborations.

Salary: €50,860 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 13th November 2019

Research Nurse (Wexford General Hospital)

Applications are invited for a temporary, 29 months post of a Research Nurse within UCD School of Medicine.

The Research Nurse will support research trials based in Wexford General Hospital (and other clinical sites as required).

The UCD Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC) is an academic-led, patient-focused facility for clinical translational research based at the Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent's University Hospitals and Wexford General Hospital. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science. In addition to supporting a large portfolio of investigator- and industry-led clinical research projects, the UCD CRC is also a leader in the delivery of clinical research training. The UCD CRC is the focal point for engagement with industry (pharmaceutical companies, CRO's, regulatory authorities) and has growing national and international collaborations.

Salary: €50,356 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th November 2019

Personal Assistant to the Head of School

Applications are invited for a Permanent post of a Personal Assistant to the Head of School within UCD School of Medicine.

This is an organising and co-ordinating role intended to provide direct support to the Head of School facilitating the efficient utilisation of their time through the effective management of their calendar and other co-ordinating activities; this also includes diary management and managing the Head of School's email account.

The Personal Assistant will carry out a wide range of confidential administrative and clerical support duties including travel organisation and support, provision of materials for attendance at meetings and conferences, and background research. They will also act as a first point of contact for internal and external parties engaging with the Head of School and ensure effective and efficient responses, including redirecting or engaging with other colleagues as appropriate.

The role will work as part of the Administration Support Team and will work closely with Schools, central support units and stakeholders outside of UCD to ensure the smoothest possible operation of all aspects of the Head of School's diary. The role holder will require excellent time management and organisational skills, tact and discretion in handling sensitive information and the ability to work in a collegial manner.

95 Senior Executive Assistant_2010 Salary Scale: €38,234 - € 47,175 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 12th November 2019

Senior Executive Assistant (UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science)

Applications are invited for a Senior Administrator – Admin Support Team post within UCD School of Medicine – Centre for Emergency Medical Science (CEMS).

The UCD School of Medicine, specifically the UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science (CEMS) requires an Administration Support Team member who will report into the Administration Support Team Lead. CEMS is a division of General Practice within the School of Medicine's 'Section of General Practice and Forensic & Legal Medicine'. A key priority of this team will be to provide dynamic and flexible administration support to the School.

The appointee will support the range of EMS Programmes delivered by the UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science. These include, but are not limited to, the Grad Dip EMS, the MSc EMS and a range of higher degrees and occasional courses on offer at the Centre

The Administration Support Team will provide high level day-to-day administrative expertise to the College, supporting the seamless delivery of academic and student supports in an effective and professional manner. This includes the delivery of a highly flexible, responsive and effective service to students, schools, staff and other key stakeholders to support the collective efforts of the College.

The post will operate in an exciting and evolving environment. The appointee will engage in a range of duties and responsibilities to support the successful implementation and operation of the academic and student support service of the School Team including the new USM when implemented in the University.

Each member of the Administrative Support Team will have a primary area of focus e.g. Marketing & Communications, Research Support, Programme Support, Committee Support, VP Support and will have a dotted reporting line to a nominee within their primary area of focus .

The Administration Support Team will operate as a team and each member will be expected to carry out admin activities outside the remit of their primary area of focus. This sense of teamwork and collegiality will support a flexible and collaborative environment, enhance the ability to provide cross-coverage for their team members, manage peaks and troughs in workload and facilitate increased sharing of expertise within the team.

95 Senior Executive Assistant Salary Scale: €38,234 - €47,175 per annum.
Appointment will be made on minimum of scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th November 2019.

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. 

University appointments are made by open competition and 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.


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.

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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.