Ad Astra Fellows, Biomolecular and Biomedical Science

£45909.71 - £79268.28 per annum
01 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2022
University College Dublin
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are sought for Ad Astra Fellows within the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science. In support of the 2024 University College Dublin Strategic Plan 'Rising to the Future', UCD continues its ambitious plan to increase our faculty numbers by 500 over five years. With an initial 5-year contract, research support for these 5 years and the opportunity for an on-going contract subject to performance, there has never been a better time to join the faculty at Ireland's Global University and to live in one of Europe's most vibrant, friendly and connected capital cities. The School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science is a vibrant teaching- and research-intensive School.

The School has strength, critical mass and competes at an international level in the following areas of research excellence: Infection Biology, Genomic Analysis & Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery & Development, Diagnostics & Personalised Medicine, Mechanisms of Disease, Model Organisms for Biomedical Research and Biotechnology & Synthetic Biology. These research areas are underpinned by our fundamental disciplines of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology. In addition, the School has developed six very successful MSc programmes: Biotechnology, Biotechnology & Business, Biotherapeutics, Biotherapeutics & Business, Regulatory Affairs & Toxicology and Biological & Biomolecular Science. We invite you to visit the School website ( for further information on our research and teaching programmes. Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Ad Astra Fellow website: 95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar)

Salary Scale: €55,397 - €87,724 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 February 2022

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 (Irish Local Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. Please note: the eRecruitment system only requests the names of two referees. The full list of 3 referees should be included in the text of your application. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned. Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: Contract.pdf

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