Recruiting for Research Assistant in Quality

Posted on:16 Apr 2024

Cystic Fibrosis Research Award

Research Assistant, Clinical Research Facility

12 months, Fixed-Term, Whole-time Post



Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated research assistant to join the Quality Department of the HRB funded Clinical Research Facility Cork. The facility was established to promote excellence in the design, safe conduct and analysis of patient-focused research.‎ It provides the necessary space, expertise and equipment to allow medical professionals in Munster to work at the very cutting edge of clinical research. The HRB CRF-UCC allows breakthroughs in laboratory research in drug, food therapy, food supplementation and medical devices to be converted into better and safer treatments for patients in a timely and efficient fashion.

The HRB CRF-UCC supports research undertaken through UCC and affiliated hospitals, as well as in the primary care setting. It is funded by the HRB and is operated as a joint venture with UCC, CUH and MUH.

The Research Assistant will play a crucial role in supporting the quality management system and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards in all aspects of clinical research conducted at our facility. This position is suited for newly qualified graduates who may not have prior experience but possess a strong academic background and a keen interest in clinical research and quality management.

Project Title


Post Duration

12 Months


€30,025 – €39,908 (IUA Research Assistant Scale)


For an information package including further details of the post see this post.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Marie McCarthy, Clinical Research Facility, Email:

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 26th April 2024

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

UCC is committed to creating and fully embracing an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated. As a University we strive to create a workplace that reflects the diversity of our student population where people from a wide variety of backgrounds learn from one another, share ideas, and work collaboratively. UCC is committed to being an employer that recognises the value of diversity amongst its staff. We encourage applicants to consult our policies at and initiatives at and we welcome applications from everyone, including those who are underrepresented in the protected characteristics set out in our Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy.


Contact Person : Maire McCarthy Contact Email :
Job ID : 076431 Contact Number :
Close Date : 26-Apr-2024 12:00


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of the Covid-19 situation, in advance of attending for a scheduled patient visit, please confirm the visit with your research nurse.