Director of Charles Institute Professor/Full Professor of Dermatology

University College Dublin - School of Medicine

Temporary appointment as Director of Charles Institute or Permanent as Professor/Full Professor of Dermatology

Applications are invited for the Director of the Charles Institute /Professor/Full Professor of Dermatology.

The Professor/Full Professor will be the Director of Research and Training in Dermatology at the Charles Institute of Dermatology, University College Dublin. The Director will plan and co-ordinate a strategy for translational research consistent with requirements set down by the Board of the Charles Institute of Dermatology.

The Professor/Full Professor of Dermatology will be a full-time/part-time appointment in the UCD School of Medicine.

The post holder will establish a research group to carry out translational research within an area of cutaneous biology i.e, cancer, genetics, inflammation/immunology, epidemiology and/or environmental dermatology.  The post holder will be expected to organise research programmes in one or more of these disciplines and will obtain research funding to further such work. 

The post holder will organise and participate in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in dermatology at the Charles Institute of Dermatology, the UCD School of Medicine and affiliated clinical sites in the Dublin Academic Medical Centre (DAMC), the Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG), and the Children’s Hospital Group.


University College Dublin and the UCD School of Medicine are seeking to develop academic leadership in Basic and Clinical Dermatology. With the advances in biomedical research that UCD has achieved in recent years, UCD is ideally placed to partner with the City of Dublin Skin and Cancer Hospital Charity to deliver an Institute for Research and Training in Dermatology (Charles Institute) that will attract world-class researchers and clinicians and advance the understanding and treatment of skin disease.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 27 October 2017.

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

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 do not accept late applications.

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