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Applications open for new ‘Director of Research Institutes Technology Services’ position at University of Galway

University of Galway are creating a new Director level role over shared tech platforms. Read on to find out about this exciting new position and learn how to apply…

The College of Science and Engineering in University of Galway has advertised the post of Director of Research Institutes Technology Services.  This is a senior 5-year fixed-term post. The Director of Research Institutes Technology Services will lead the provision of professionally managed and specialist shared research facilities across a number of research-enabling platforms.  These include a Discovery and Analysis platform, which will support the establishment of the world-class research infrastructure and equipment (e.g., microscopy, mass spectrometry, genomics, flow cytometry) to enable discovery and innovation; the Advanced Therapies Platform which will encompass shared GMP facilities; and the Pre-clinical Platform (the integration of the Bio-Resource Unit into the Directorate is planned for year 4 and will encompass in vivo imaging). 

The Research Institutes Technology Services Directorate will provide state of the art equipment, technical supports, expertise and consultancy on a charging basis to academic researchers and industry.  The post provides scientific, technical and administrative leadership, oversees all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Directorate, and has a strategic and business development role in ensuring the financial sustainability of the Technology Services Directorate and in engaging with industry as a key feature of the business model of the Directorate.

Click here (then choose ‘External Vacancies’, then ‘Administration Vacancies’) to see the post, find out all the details and to apply. Closing date for applications is 7th September 2023.

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