I'm looking for...

Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date?

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or download another web browser.
A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox

Your browser will need to close to complete the installation and you will need to manually reload the site when finished
Contact Info
Human Resources
Dublin City University


Connect with me on
Risk Manager
R&D Engineer
API Purchaser
R&D Engineer
Supply Chain Analyst
Dublin North
GMP Inspector
Project Engineer
Dublin North
Quality Engineer
Dublin South
Administration Support
Dublin North
Program Manager
Snr QA Specialist
Dublin South
Apply for this job






Salary Expectations:



Current Location:

Notice Period:

Write here your cover note:

If you would like us to create a jobseeker account for you, giving you access to
account management, job alerts and one-click applications, then please tick this box

If you are having difficulty you can always email your cv to applications@lifescience.ie

Quality Assurance Specialist (QA, full-time)

Reference:dcuqaft`1 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Full-TimeSalary: See description
ICNT is a multi-disciplinary, internationally-competitive and well-funded Centre whose research focuses on developing novel, long-acting biotherapeutics for chronic pain. Recent advances include generation of potent and selective protein inhibitors of neuroexocytosis that give prolonged relief of neuropathic pain in rodents. These unique and promising recombinant anti-nociceptives are to be produced in a new ‘state-of-the-art’ GMP facility for evaluation in man.

Now that the GMP facility is constructed and functional, the post is required for hands-on, long term operation of the facility for future production of GMP grade therapeutics.

Key role:
  • QA Specialist Responsible for implementation and operation of the Quality Management System, including Validation and Quality Control activities. Ability to meet milestones and often multiple deadlines in a dynamic work environment will be critical. The chosen candidate must demonstrate a hands-on, co-operative approach, excellent decision making, communication, organisational and team-work skills.
  • QA Specialist: a relevant scientific degree, detailed working knowledge of GMP regulations and, at least, 5 years pertinent experience in Biopharmaceuticals.
  • Duration: One year in the first instance; there may be an opportunity for longer contracts, subject to DCU recruitment & selection procedures.
  • Salary range: QA up to 65,000 per annum (subject to qualifications and experience)

Closing date: 7th March 2016

Informal initial enquiries: Contact Prof. J. Oliver Dolly, Director of ICNT; Tel: +353 (0)1 700 7757 or E-mail: oliver.dolly@dcu.ie; and include C.V. plus names of 3 referees.

Application procedure: Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (Open Competitions) website at http://www4.dcu.ie/hr/vacancies/current.shtml, and from the Human Resources, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0)1 700 5149; Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5500 or E-mail: hr.applications@dcu.ie to which completed applications should be submitted by E-mail, Fax or Post.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer