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Full Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Dublin City University (DCU)

Dublin, Ireland

Faculty of Science & Health
SCHOOL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

Full Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Permanent Position)

Dublin City University (www.dcu.ie ) is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. Excellence in its education and research activities has led to DCU’s ranking in the top 2% of universities globally.
The School of Biotechnology has a strong leadership role in life science research and education within the University, and is closely linked to the National Institute of Cellular Biotechnology (NICB) (http://www.dcu.ie/biotechnology/centresandgroups.shtml). The School now seeks to appoint a Professor of Biomedical Sciences. The appointee will contribute to the development of life sciences education and research at DCU and will provide vision and leadership for the NICB as Director. Applications for the Professorship will be considered from accomplished academics in any area of life science but would be particularly welcome from the areas of:

• Precision Health/Medicine

• Stem Cells/Regenerative Medicine

• Chronic Disease

• Healthy Ageing

International candidates will be expected to apply to Science Foundation Ireland’s Research Professorship Programme (http://www.sfi.ie/funding/funding-calls/sfi-research-professorship/index.xml).

The post holder will have established a highly competitive research programme in one or more of the above areas with evidence of significant success in attracting external funding and leading in major research initiatives. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the School’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate degrees and undertake certain administrative functions related to the activities of the School of Biotechnology, its associated research centres and the Faculty of Science and Health.

The School
The School of Biotechnology is the academic unit leading life science education and research at DCU. It delivers two BSc undergraduate degrees in Genetics and Cell Biology (GCB), Biotechnology (BT) in addition to two taught MSc degree programmes in Bioprocess Engineering (MSBE) and Diagnostics & Precision Medicine (MSDPM). It has additional substantial input into undergraduate degrees in Analytical Science and Environmental Science and Technology. The School has a postgraduate complement of fifty research MSc/PhD students that train under its structured PhD graduate programme, BioTranslate.

It is an active centre of basic, applied and multi-disciplinary research, supporting a defined cluster of intersecting research themes which link closely with School’s teaching programmes. The School and associated research centres offer core facilities and technical support in the areas of Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Cell Characterisation, Proteomics and Bioprocessing. Research projects fall into either or both of the general categories of ‘Health/Ageing/Disease’ and ‘Industry-Associated’.

Informal enquiries:
Dr. Anne Parle-McDermott, Associate Professor, anne.parle-mcdermott@dcu.ie Ph+ 353 1 700 8499

Salary scale: €114,740 – €144,186

Closing date: 30th June 2018

Details on Application Procedure and Application forms
Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (Open Competitions) website at http://www4.dcu.ie/hr/vacancies/current.shtml and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 700 5149; Fax: +353 (0) 1 700 5500 Email: hr.applications@dcu.ie

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer

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