|Location:||Cork - Ireland|
|Salary:||€72,426 to €106,871 or £63,594.81 to £93,839.79 (converted salary*)|
|Placed On:||25th January 2023|
|Closes:||16th March 2023|
This position is being filled as part of UCC Futures: Food, Microbiome and Health.
UCC Futures is an ambitious new programme of research prioritisation, coupled with an innovative academic recruitment strategy spanning 10 strategically important indicative areas encompassing the Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, STEM, Health, Business and Law.
UCC Futures, Food, Microbiome and Health is a once in a generation opportunity to generate an ecosystem that will maximise the potential of our academic expertise and provide tangible, impactful, solutions in response to one of the most important global challenges of our time.
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate in the field of Microbiome Science to join the School of Microbiology and to have a research alignment with the School of Microbiology and APC Microbiome Ireland and/or other research centres in UCC e.g., Environmental Research Institute and MaREI (Energy, Climate and Marine). The successful candidate will be expected to initiate a vigorous research programme in any aspect of microbiome sciences, including the human microbiome and environmental microbiomes. Suitable areas would include, but are not limited to, molecular microbial ecology, microbe-host interactions (beneficial or pathogenic), bioinformatics and genomics. Applicants pursuing mechanistic investigations of microbiome function are particularly welcome. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to, and assume leadership of, teaching and research programmes to support these areas within the School of Microbiology, APC Microbiome Ireland, and associated research centres.
Informal queries can be made in confidence to: Dr David Clarke
Appointment may be made on the Senior Lecturer Salary Scale: €75,426 – €106,871 (Scale B) / €72,840 - €101,527 (Scale A)
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal
Applications should consist of your academic CV and a cover letter demonstrating your academic and research achievements.
We would also like to hear about your research ambitions and how your academic and research profile aligns with the UCC Futures: Food, Microbiome and Health initiative.
Details of the following should also be included, as appropriate:
Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting the job-title.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on 16th March 2023.
No late applications will be accepted.
University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.
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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