DCU: The Rising Talent Fellowship Programme

Rising Talent is an ambitious fellowship programme that aims to recruit high-performing, globally competitive post-doctoral researchers seeking to develop their academic careers.

The first call for applications is now open – closing date of December 14th 2018 

These prestigious appointments, at Assistant Professor grade, are an important component in DCU’s investment in research excellence and are designed to recruit and support our future research leaders. While successful candidates will have the opportunity to build their academic career by developing their teaching skills, the primary focus of the Rising Talent Programme is on excellence in research and on advancing the university’s research profile.

This programme is designed to:

  • Build excellence in key areas of research strength
  • Attract and develop talented staff who will further the University’s research ambitions
  • Enhance collaboration with leading national and international research partners
  • Increase the university’s research competitiveness and reputation at both a national and international level

We seek researchers across a breadth of domains. Six priority research themes reflect the core research strengths and concentrations of expertise in the University:

  1. Health technologies and the healthy society
  2. Digital innovation and the digital society
  3. Advanced manufacturing and materials
  4. Sustainable economies and societies
  5. Democratic and secure societies
  6. Educational research and innovation.
Find out more about this exciting opportunity and details of our application process here

Archivist needed at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The RCSI are currently recruiting for an experienced Archivist to care for and promote the RCSI Heritage Collections for the benefit of the College and Irish cultural heritage.

RCSI Heritage Collections include the College archives dating to 1784, manuscripts, antiquarian books relating to the teaching and practice of surgery and medicine in Ireland, medical instruments, paintings, portraiture and antique furnishings. Further information is on the RCSI Heritage Collections website 

Click here for job description rcsi 

Closing date for applications is 6/03/2017

 

Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine University of Warwick 

The Department of History seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine for the period 1st September 2015 to 31st July 2017. You will conduct research and teaching in the History of Medicine both individually and in collaboration with colleagues within the Department, and across the University. You will be expected to build research networks in your specialism beyond the University. You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for and/or demonstrated excellence in publication in an area or areas of the History of Medicine. You will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, including the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research work and the design and delivery of specific areas of research-led teaching. In particular, you will be able to convene, lead seminar and offer a portion of the lectures for either or both of two large undergraduate modules in the History of Medicine, ‘Kill or Cure: The History of Medicine and Health,’ a first-year module, and ‘From Cradle to Grave: Health, Medicine and Lifecycle in Modern Britain,’ a second-year module. You will have undergraduate teaching experience, and experience of/or potential to engage in postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge of applying for funding, and the potential to participate in collaborative grant initiatives and management. You will be expected to participate as appropriate in the administration of the History Department, and to participate in and contribute to the activities of the Centre for the History of Medicine. All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples and module outlines will be requested from candidates at a later stage of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.

Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk. Closing date: 20 April 2015