|Job Title :||Designated Veterinarian||Pay Scale :||Snr Medical Scientist|
|Closing Date :||08-May-2023 12:00||Contact Email :||firstname.lastname@example.org|
The Comparative Medicine Unit (CMU) in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) seeks applications for the role of Designated Veterinarian (DV) on a three-year fixed term contract.
This is an important and dynamic role that has previously reported into the Director of the CMU and currently reports into the Senior Management Team comprising the Chairs of the Animal Welfare Body (AWB) and Animal Research Ethics Committee (AREC) and Institutional Compliance Officer(s). The individual in this role will work on-site with the Chief Technical Officer 1 and Administrative Officer to provide the optimal care and welfare of the animals in the unit.
The successful candidate will be supported in becoming fully conversant with the role of Designated Veterinarian as specified by S.I. No. 543 of 2012. They will be able to avail of external training opportunities and in-house mentorship and guidance.
The CMU is the central animal services unit in TCD. It is registered and approved under EU and National legislation (SI 543 of 2012) by the Competent Authority, which under directive 2010/63/EU is the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) in Ireland. It provides a comprehensive research service to all approved researchers who use animals or animal products.
CMU staff operate within several physical locations across the University to support ground-breaking biological and medical research in areas such as Biochemistry, Immunology and Genetics. The successful applicant will work as part of the management team, which together with the Technical Officers and Laboratory Attendants form this vibrant and dynamic unit.
Post status: 3-Year Fixed-Term Contract
Hours of Post: 35 hours per week
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Senior Medical Scientist Scale (€56,130 – €75,062) at a point in line with current Government pay policy. Please note, candidates cannot be appointed above point 5 on the Senior Medical Scientist scale without having Fellowship membership of AMLS. monthly/weekly payscales. (tcd.ie)
How to apply: In order to assist the selection process, applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae (with contact details (email) of three referees) and a Cover Letter (2x A4 page) that specifically address the requirements of the post and the following in particular:
Applicants who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage. Applications must be submitted by the closing date specified through eRecruitment. Any Applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please see the Job Description below for this position.
Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Dr Laavanya Parthasarathi, Administrative Officer, E: email@example.com, and Dr Joyce Rubotham, Chief Technical Officer 1, E: firstname.lastname@example.org, Comparative Medicine Unit.
Application queries about this post, please email the Recruitment Team, E: email@example.com and include the Competition ID number in the subject heading.
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