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Strategic Academic Recruitment Programme

An exciting opportunity for future leaders in International healthcare research

RCSI has been at the forefront of educating healthcare professionals since 1784. As a health-focused institution, we educate undergraduate Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy students and postgraduate research students across the spectrum of translational health research topics. We are an independent degree-awarding, not-for-profit organisation, charting a unique course in our quest to improve research, to enhance healthcare training and to yield improvements in patient outcomes.

RCSI's Strategic Academic Recruitment (StAR) Programme is an ambitious initiative to accelerate the delivery of innovative, impactful research in the health sciences across a range of groundbreaking work including the creation of novel medical devices and the development of new therapeutics and new diagnostic tests.

Through the StAR Programme, RCSI invites ambitious, visionary researchers to embark with us on the latest exciting phase in our research mission which will see us recruit 20 new academic posts of Research Lecturer. Backed by significant investment, our ultimate objective is to transfer impactful research discoveries more quickly to clinical practice for the benefit of patients.

Our objective is to recruit outstanding candidates in research areas where RCSI has proven strengths. Recognising the pivotal role of research in extending the frontiers of innovative healthcare, RCSI prioritises the nurturing of research talent through the commitment of a wealth of resources, all focused on a collegial academic and teaching environment that encourages each RCSI researcher to develop and grow.

This latest phase of the StAR Programme embraces that commitment by offering researchers in the relevant subject areas a uniquely supportive and flexible environment, in conjunction with a highly competitive remuneration package.

For additional information see: StAR Programme Recruitment Brochure.

StAR Research Lecturer in Vascular Biology - apply now

Professor James O’Donnell and the Irish Centre for Vascular Biology are looking to appoint a suitably qualified Research Lecturer in Vascular Biology. Full details of the role and the application process can be found in the below job description.

Read the job description

To find out more about the Strategic Academic Recruitment Programme and research careers at RCSI, watch the video below from Professor Ray Stallings, Director of Research and existing Research Lecturers at RCSI.


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