Research Assistant-Admin Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health

University College Cork
June 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:€31,150- €41,033
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Contract Type:1 Year, Fixed-Term
Working Time:Part time
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Research Assistant-Admin Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health

0.5 FTE 1 Year, Fixed-Term, Part-time Post

Position Summary

Applications are invited for the role of Research Assistant-Administration within the Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health.

The UCC Department of Medicine has its administrative base at the Clinical Sciences Building at Cork University Hospital. Academic clinical and scientific staff, together with the large cohort of consultant teachers based at the UCC-affiliated hospital network, participate in broad-based programmes of undergraduate and postgraduate clinical and scientific learning, and research student support. The research portfolios of members of the Department are internationally acclaimed and wide-ranging in scientific and clinical arenas.

This research group is also linked with APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre, founded as the Alimentary Pharmabotic Centre in 2003, is about people working together across the boundaries of traditional research sectors. Over the last 20 years APC Microbiome Ireland has established itself as one of the leading global centres in gut microbiota and gut inflammation research. The scientific organisation of the research centre consists of several integrated research themes in microbiome science, which are supported by multiple shared technology platforms. It represents a seamless collaboration between researchers at University College Cork, Teagasc Moorepark and MTU. APC has extensive collaborative research experience with the food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic sectors. Over 300 individuals contribute to the centres' success, from the scientific Principal Investigators. the management and operations team, and a dedicated group of research scientists, clinicians, research assistants and postgraduate students

We are currently recruiting an Administrative Research Assistant to join the EndoOMICs research group, which works across multiple projects with the common theme of intestinal diseases, especially inflammatory bowel disease and neoplastic diseases. The studies will span the APC as well as Cork University Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, COMH, and Tyndall National Institute.

The candidate should hold at least a Bachelor's degree, and preferably a Master's degree, have good communication and interpersonal skills, evidence of ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team. The candidate should be proficient in at least Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint and preferably have some graphic design/editing experience.

Project Title: EndoOMICs Research Group

Post Duration: 1 Year

Salary: €31,150- €41,033 p.a. (IUA Research Assistant Salary Scale) pro rata 0.5 FTE

For an information package including further details of the post see https: //

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Michelle O'Riordan Email: [email protected]

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https: // Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to [email protected], quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 28th June 2024.

No late applications will be accepted.

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 is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at https: // www. and initiatives at https: // www. and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Michelle O'Riordan Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 077791 Contact Number : Close Date : 28-Jun-2024 12:00

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