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Future Pharmaceuticals Ucc Futures Academic Posts


University College Cork




FUTURE PHARMACEUTICALS UCC Futures Academic Posts University College Cork (UCC) is a research intensive, student-centric and future-focused university. It is home to the highest number of the top 1% of the world’s most influential researchers among any Irish university and is a national leader in research income generation. UCC is also recognised nationally and internationally as a leading green university. In line with its research vision, 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: Our ambitious new programme is creating an interdisciplinary environment of research and innovation excellence that inspires, engages and enables our researchers to deliver holistic, translatable, solutions to emerging societal needs and global grand challenges. We are now moving to the next stage of recruitment. UCC Futures - Future Pharmaceuticals is embedded in the heart of Ireland’s globally significant pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical landscape. UCC Futures – Future Pharmaceuticals is driving enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration among world leading scientists and engineers and building on established industry partnerships. Modern medicines are increasingly based on complex pharmaceuticals and advanced therapeutics. These new emerging treatments and therapies increase the complexity of component materials and processes. UCC Futures - Future Pharmaceuticals is advancing knowledge which underpins discovery, development and manufacturing, from small molecules to biopharmaceuticals. Transcending traditional discipline boundaries is critical to ensure effective and advanced collaboration, development and production of new medicines at scale that ensure availability, affordability, efficacy and safety through a patient-centric approach. UCC Futures - Future Pharmaceuticals leverages extensive infrastructure between our key Schools and research institutes including APC Microbiome Ireland and our flagship Tyndall National Institute. Our existing collaborations with strategic national partners including NIBRT, the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training and SSPC, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals, strengthens our industry engagement through collaborative research projects and participation in research-led teaching. Applications are currently sought for 7 academic positions that support the ambitions of UCC Futures – Future Pharmaceuticals. The appointment of researchers of excellence, from Lecturer to Professor, will connect disciplines and research strengths across the University, mapping to existing research strengths across our four Colleges and flagship Tyndall National Institute. Applications are particularly welcome from those with a disruptive and transformative research focus for one or more of the following positions ( )  • Professor (Scale 2) in Biochemistry and Cell Biology (2 positions)  *Joint appointment NIBRT Principal Investigator under UCC-NIBRT partnership agreement.  • Professor / Chair of Analytical Chemistry  • CAMS Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry  • Lecturer in Radical Pharma or Green Chemistry  • Lecturer in Pharmaceutical (or Biopharmaceutical) Processing  • Lecturer in Strategy and International Business  • Lecturer in Advanced Cell and Gene Therapy (Coming soon. Applicants are expected to have a record of leadership and academic potential, with a portfolio of significant research accomplishments, collaborative engagements, and tangible translation to substantive impact. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful applicant will be supported in embedding and enhancing their research activities, with a particular focus on the acquisition of funding through the European Research Council programme. For an information package including full details of the posts, 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. University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2023-2028 Strategic Plan Securing our Future. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, caregiving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives. Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( https:// ). 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, 22 June 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. Simply email , quoting the job-title. 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. UCC Futures - Securing our Future through Research Excellence.

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