Senior Medical Scientist/Surveillance Scientist Microbiology

Full time permanent post

Published Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 15:54 pm

  • Dublin

An opportunity has arisen in our Microbiology laboratory for a full time Senior Medical Scientist/Surveillance Scientist.

The successful candidate will be a crucial part of the microbiology/infection prevention and control team in the Mater Private Network and will support the Chief Medical Scientist in Microbiology in the provision of an effective accredited Microbiology laboratory service for the patients of the Mater Private Hospital. The duties of the role will be divided between surveillance and the main microbiology laboratory.

Candidates interested in applying for this position must be a Fellow of or be eligible for Fellowship of the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine. Candidates must have at least four years’ experience in a medical microbiology laboratory since qualifying as a medical laboratory scientist.

Skills required:
  • An up to date knowledge of disease surveillance and diagnostic clinical microbiology is essential
  • A high level of computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint
  • In depth experience of data analysis and interpretation, and the preparation and presenting of meaningful reports.

Informal enquiries to: Nicholas Fennelly, Chief Medical Scientist (Microbiology) on 01 885 8118 or e-mail

Please forward a copy of your Curriculum Vitae, to Human Resources, Mater Private Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland or email:

For a copy of the job description please email:

Closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday 30th July 2021