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Lecturer Above the Bar in Pharmacology and Therapeutics

National University of Ireland, Galway

Location: Galway - Ireland
Salary: €66,762 to €87,701 or £57,084.85 to £74,988.74 (converted salary*)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th September 2021
Closes: 28th October 2021
Job Ref: 009303

Applications are invited for the full-time, permanent appointment as Lecturer Above the Bar in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at NUI Galway.  The discipline of Pharmacology and Therapeutics has developed a range of educational programmes at undergraduate level for Science, Medicine and other health-related areas, as well as delivering taught M.Sc. programmes in Neuropharmacology and Toxicology and providing postgraduate research training at M.Sc. and PhD levels.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to these educational programmes whilst also conducting extramurally funded research that is complementary to that of the existing academic staff within the discipline of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be located in the recently opened Human Biology Building which provides excellent research and teaching facilities in a dynamic, collaborative research-intensive environment. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Pharmacology or a related discipline and an excellent track record in research (as evidenced by high quality publications and success in securing independent research funding).  Experience of teaching Pharmacology or a closely related subject at third level, and a postgraduate teaching qualification, would be desirable.

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof. David Finn, Email and +353 (0)91 495280

Additional information on the Discipline, School and College is available at:


€66,762 to €87,701 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Above the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Thursday 28th October 2021.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting will apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at

For more information and Application Form please see website: Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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