Lecturer in Forensic and Analytical Science

Institute of Technology Sligo

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This is a permanent wholetime appointment.

The post relates primarily to the teaching of Forensic Science within the Department of Life Sciences.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake lecturing and associated duties on a range of modules within the Faculty with special emphasis on Forensic Science and related areas.

The successful candidate will also be required to supervise postgraduate research and engage in the development of new full time and online courses.

The Department of Life Sciences has a broad range of programmes catering for a variety of different disciplines including the areas of Forensic Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Biopharmaceutical Science and Medical Biotechnology.

This post will involve teaching in areas such as Forensic Science, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Toxicology, Crime Scene Management, Instrumental analysis in Forensics, Separation Science in Forensics, Environmental Forensic Science and General Chemistry in a manner which engages with the student body and ensures that the students understand the relevance of these disciplines.

Similarly, all new academic staff will be expected to champion the development of new viable courses for wholetime or part time delivery relevant to their area of expertise and engage in relevant research, which will expand the research expertise and activity in the School.

Essential Qualifications

Applicants must, as a minimum, hold an Honours Bachelor Degree at 2.2 or better in Forensic Science, Chemistry, Toxicology or a related Scientific discipline.

Also they should hold a minimum of a Masters Degree in a relevant area

Applicants must have a minimum of three years post-qualification experience.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills

– Qualified at Ph.D. level with postdoctoral research experience.
– Relevant industry experience.
– Practical experience in analytical instrumentation including Forensic and/or Pharmaceutical analysis
– Experience of teaching at third level in a cognate area including project supervision and course design.
– Experience of online delivery of modules at third level.
– A relevant teaching qualification
– An active research profile and track record in research funding applications.
– Relevant recent publications in peer reviewed international journals.
– Excellent communication and presentation skills
– Professional Body membership

Apply today below.

The closing date for the Lecturer in Forensic and Analytical Science post is extended to 20th November at 12 noon.


€57,813 to €88,732 with all new entrants starting on the first point of the scale.

Closing Date: 20th November at 12 noon

Enquiries to:

Jeremy Bird, Head of Faculty, Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland.


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