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University College Cork (UCC)

Lectureship in Translational Pharmaceutical Sciences


iED HUb & school of pharmacy 

Fixed Term Whole-Time Post

(4 years)

This post is being recruited as part of UCC Futures- Future Medicines 

UCC Futures - Future Medicines combines a multidisciplinary team of renowned world leading scientists, engineers and clinician investigators at University College Cork and affiliated hospitals to deliver high-impact, transformational, next generation medicines and medical technologies.

It leverages the expertise and infrastructure across multiple Schools in UCC’s College of Medicine & Health, in addition to UCC Research Centres and Institutes including APC Microbiome Ireland and our flagship Tyndall National Institute.   This unique translational environment will become a magnet for small & medium enterprise and multi-national corporation investment in the region particularly across the biopharma, healthcare and medtech sectors. 

UCC Futures - Future Medicines is creating step-change advancements in earlier detection, faster prognosis and targeted treatments to reduce the global health burden and improve quality-of-life for patients with chronic conditions, such as cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neurological, and inflammatory diseases.  

UCC wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Translational Pharmaceutical Science to support development and delivery of iEd Hub courses. This Lecturer post is funded through the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) award to the iEd Hub, a novel, agile educational platform producing next generation graduates for the Health Technology industry sector in Ireland. Reporting to the Head of the iEd Hub, the Lecturer will be affiliated with the UCC School of Pharmacy. 

This new Fixed Term Lectureship in Translational Pharmaceutical Sciences is aligned to the ‘UCC Futures’ programme and specifically ‘Future Medicines’ – a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers and clinician investigators at UCC, working collaboratively to advance the translation of next generation medicines and medical technologies for diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with expertise in translational pharmaceutical science or for example, in one or more of the following thematic areas in Future medicines: 

  • Nano-technologies for delivery of future medicines
  • Nanomedicines
  • Precision pharmacotherapy

The successful candidate will be expected to have demonstrated the capability to undertake high-quality, impactful, and internationally competitive research that aligns with UCC Futures, with the ambition and potential for securing competitive funding such as ERC or SFI early-career stage grants.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential to work within a team in the iEd Hub tasked with the development and delivery of a suite of enterprise-focused teaching programmes, contributing significantly to iEd Hub operations in association with industry partners in the biopharma sector. The successful candidate will be involved in lecturing specifically in industrial pharmaceutical science. The successful candidate will be primarily involved in lecturing on iEd programmes and may also be expected to lecture on other degree programme in the School of Pharmacy.  The successful appointee will hold an academic qualification to PhD/Doctorate level in Pharmaceutics, translational Pharmaceutical Sciences or another relevant discipline. 

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 

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale (above the bar): €71,178 - €92,180 (Scale B) / €67,721 - €87,570 (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.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 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.

Job details

Lectureship in Translational Pharmaceutical Sciences
College Road Cork, Ireland
Application deadline
2023-03-16 23:59

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