Professor in Paediatric Cardiology / Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Posted
Sep 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Specialty
Pediatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching, Permanent

Professor in Paediatric Cardiology / Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

School of Medicine, University College Dublin

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin

Applications are invited for a permanent post of Professor in Paediatric Cardiology / Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist.

The All-Island Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Network represents a major clinical service initiative integrating specialist paediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery on the island of Ireland.  The Network model of care includes the development of services in regional centres, implementation of an all – island CHD research strategy and the development of a joint training and education programme for health care professionals.

Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin provides national tertiary cardiac services for Ireland as part of the All-Island CHD Network. CHI at Crumlin is the only provider of tertiary paediatric cardiac services in the Republic of Ireland and is the only provider of paediatric congenital cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgery on the island of Ireland.  The appointment of a Professor in Paediatric Cardiology will support the development of a world class service for children with congenital heart disease.

There is a need to develop a research and learning strategy for Congenital Heart Disease across the island of Ireland under the leadership of a Professor in Paediatric Cardiology.  Cutting-edge clinical care is envisioned within the scope of an academically active and productive environment. Cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery is a highly technical and specialised discipline utilising advanced imaging modalities, pharmacotherapy, materials science, and genetics across transplant care, heart failure management, critical care, device therapies deployed through catheterisation, and open-heart surgery.

It is envisioned the appointee will help mentor and oversee the research interests of staff members across the cardiac (cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery) subspecialty service and provide leadership in the development of a strategic vision for research going forward in collaboration with the wider department. It is hoped that the clinical and research goals for the unit will complement and enhance one another.