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Lectureship(s) (Above the Bar) in Pharmacy - Two Specific Purpose Whole-time Posts (anticipated duration of 3 years)

University College Cork - School of Pharmacy - College of Medicine and Health

Location: Cork - Ireland
Salary: €63,815 to €87,732 or £54,859.39 to £75,419.95 (converted salary*) - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 12th October 2021
Job Ref: 049631

UCC wishes to appoint an academic to a new Lectureship in the School of Pharmacy related to the newly-formed iEd Hub. This college lecturer post is directly connected to and funded through Pillar 3 (Innovation and Agility) of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI). The iEd Hub is a HCI-funded project which will be delivered by a consortium led by University College Cork and includes Munster Technological University and multiple enterprise partners in the Life Science/Medtech sector.

The funding awarded under HCI will allow the consortium to develop a novel, agile educational platform to produce next generation graduates for the Health & Life Science industry sector in Ireland. This programme will support the development of Pharma and Health Tech industries and strengthen their partnership with the University, MTU and the Health Service.

The lecturer will work within a team tasked with the development of a suite of programmes within a defined-time period, and delivery of these programmes, contributing significantly to the iEd Hub goal of developing a suite of novel programmes in association with industry partners in the life science sector.

The School of Pharmacy is a central and highly active school in the Life Sciences at UCC, with a strong research ethos, and an excellent track record of research and innovation, including strong educational interactions with BioPharma industries through BSc, MSc and PhD training.

The appointed candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching and training. They will also be expected to develop a research programme in a relevant area that is in line with the school’s research areas, the iEd Hub, and the future needs of industry.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Head of the iEd Hub, Professor Mark Tangney or the Head of School, Professor Brendan Griffin

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.  As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff.  We encourage applicants to consult our policies at and initiatives at and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale: €67,073 - €87,732 (Scale B)/€63,815 - €83,344 (Scale A).

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

No late applications will be accepted.

University Cork is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

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