Staff Grade Medical Scientist - Biochemistry

Dublin, Ireland
starting at €32,048
28 Nov 2017
12 Jan 2018
Job Function
Biomedical Scientist, Other
Contract Type
Full Time

The National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) is the primary paediatric research institute in Ireland, and has both a state of the art research laboratory and the Children’s Clinical Research Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. The NCRC funds research into childhood disease and has a national and international reputation for the high quality of the research it conducts and funds.  The NCRC is funded by the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation. The NCRC is now inviting applicants for the following post:

Job Title: Staff Grade Medical Scientist - Biochemistry

Reporting To: Chief Medical Scientist

This appointment is a Full-time, 2 year fixed term contact with the possibility of renewal.

The salary is in line with the published HSE salary scale currently starting at €32,048 

Normal working hours are 35 hours worked over 5 days Monday-Friday. Your contracted hours of work are liable to change between the hours of 8am to 8pm over 7 days to meet the requirements for extended day services in accordance with the terms of the Framework Agreement. 

Hours of attendance will be determined by the working hours of the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) and may involve an extended working day covering the hours from 08:00to20:00. Laboratory working hours cover 08:00 to 18:00. From time to time you may be required to work outside of the normal hours. You may be liable to work roster and on-call arrangements as may be necessary to fulfil service needs on a 24/7 basis, including hours outside of08:00-18:00and at weekends.  Rosters may be changed from time to time with due notice.

However you will be required to work the agreed roster/on call arrangements advised to you by your line manager.

The annual leave year runs from January to December inclusive. Annual leave entitlement for this post is 23 days pro rata per annum. 


Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin pending the establishment of and transfer to the new National Children’s Hospital. You may be required to transfer to a new location on establishment of the Hospital Campus, including satellite centres.


A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service

Informal Enquires to

Ms. Mary Molloy (Chief of Biochemistry) or (+3531) 4096616

Closing Date: Monday 8th January 2018

Notes to Applicants

It must be clearly demonstrated on your CV and supporting statement how you meet the required skills, competencies and / or knowledge for the post. Failure to so may result in you not being shortlisted for interview.