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Technical Office / Senior Technical Officer, School of Veterinary Medicine

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£38,712.11 - £61,121.02 per annum
Closing date
16 May 2025

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Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Technical Officer or Senior Technical Officer within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine.

Ref. no. 017276

The School of Veterinary Medicine is a vibrant teaching and research-intensive School located in the centre of the University campus. It is the highest ranked school by subject within UCD delivering world class Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing programs. The Veterinary Biosciences section delivers pre-clinical teaching across a range of subjects including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology, Embryology and Pharmacology supporting both Veterinary Medicine and Nursing programs. It comprises of 26 staff (including 14 academics and 6 TO staff) and has a major research focus that includes areas such as drug delivery, infectious disease, animal nutrition, reproduction, and equine medicine.

The role of the Technical Officer is to provide technical, administrative (as appropriate), training and teaching support to the Veterinary Biosciences Section in the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine.

95 Technical Officer\2013 (7915) Salary Scale: €44,845 - € 58,933 per annum

95 Snr Technical Officer\2013 (7916) Salary Scale: €52,990 - € 70,804 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 12:00 noon (local Irish time) on 16th of May 2025.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 12:00 noon (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:


UCD is Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide.
As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation. 
Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 39% and have authored more than 34,000 papers in total. 56% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.
Located within 4km's of Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus. Employees can avail of world class facilities and participate in a range of engagement activities.
There is a diverse range of staff at UCD, with employment opportunities frequently presenting themselves in the following areas:

  • Academic
  • Administrative
  • Buildings and Services
  • IT Services
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Research
  • Technical 

Imagine yourself in a workplace with a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for all staff and students. UCD is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly.
Learn more about equality and diversity in UCD, including our new Dignity & Respect Support Service.
Visit the Work at UCD page to explore further benefits of working at UCD and to apply for a role.

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