Job Offer: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Microbiology, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, Permanent

Job Offer: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Microbiology, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, Permanent

Applications are invited for a permanent post of a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Microbiology within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

UCD School of Veterinary Medicine is the only Veterinary School in Ireland and offers degree programmes in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing. The portfolio of educational offerings in the School of Veterinary Medicine includes both undergraduate and graduate entry streams to veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, an expanding range of taught graduate programmes, structured and thematic PhD programmes, specialist clinical training (residency/DVMS programmes) and continuing professional development offerings. These programmes maintain the highest educational standards, and are recognised for their quality nationally and internationally. A wide variety of pedagogical approaches are employed, including enquiry-based learning, blended and online learning and small group teaching. The veterinary microbiology diagnostic laboratories of the UCD Veterinary Hospital (UCDVH) provide rapid in-house veterinary diagnostic services to veterinary practitioners around Ireland, participate in teaching veterinary and nursing students and practitioners, and provide analytical and interpretive support for veterinary, agricultural and medical research.

In the context of our new internationally accredited (AVMA, EAEVE, RCVS) ‘spiral scaffolded’ MVB curriculum with its central themes of clinical skills training and professionalism, we now wish to recruit a veterinary microbiologist who will make a specific contribution to these strands across all years of the MVB degree programme.

Salary: 95 Lecturer/Asst Professor Above the Bar €60,261 – €95,425
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 16th April 2024

Applicants must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine which can be registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland and a track record in the area of microbiology.

To see a more detailed job description and to apply online, go to:

Informal inquiries to Professor Rory Breathnach, Dean of the Vet School. Email: