University College Cork

University College Cork

Technical Officer, School of Microbiology


Closing in 17 days

Technical Officer, School of Microbiology

Permanent Whole-time Post

Applications are invited for the above permanent whole-time post in the School of Microbiology. Reporting to the Head of School (or his/her nominee), and to the Chief Technical Officer.

The School of Microbiology is a modern, vibrant, research-focused unit with internationally recognised teaching and research programmes in both the College of Science Engineering and Food Science and the College of Medicine and Health at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition to the flagship Microbiology Degree, the school is a major contributor to the BSc Biotechnology, BSc Genetics, BSc Biomedical Science, BSc Food Science, MSc Bioinformatics with Systems Biology, MSc Biotechnology, MSc Biomedical Science, MSc Food Microbiology, MSc Food Science as well as making significant contributions to teaching in Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, Food Business and other programmes

The successful applicant will be responsible for the provision of high quality technical support to the teaching and research activities of the School at undergraduate and postgraduate level and across the discipline of microbiology. In addition the successful candidate should be capable of supporting the School's data handling and analysis activities.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https: // The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

For informal discussion on the post, contact Dr John O'Callaghan, Chief Technical Officer, email: [email protected]. Further information on the School is available at https: // www.

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 Strategic Plan. 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, care-giving 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 .

Appointment may be made on the Technical Officer Salary Scale: €45,348 – €62,304 (Scale B)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy .

We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

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.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 19th December 2023.

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

Contact Person : Dr John O'Callaghan Contact Email : [email protected] Job ID : 072592 Contact Number : Close Date : 19-Dec-2023 12:00

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Technical Officer, School of Microbiology


University College Cork




November 18, 2023

Application deadline

December 19, 2023

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