UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science (Temporary, 16 Months) University College Dublin, School of Biology & Environmental Science Ireland

UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science (Temporary, 16 Months)

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 within UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science.


The Cancer Biology Therapeutics Lab is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a strong interest in cancer research and translational medicine to join their team at the School of Biology and Environmental Science at the O’Brien Science Centre, UCD.


The primary purpose of this role is to develop and clinically validate a novel urine DNA test for detecting aggressive prostate cancer.


This is an advanced research focused role, building on your prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator. A suitable candidate will have a PhD and a several years post-doctoral/industrial experience. This individual should have significant experience in biomarker research, particularly in the area of qPCR and in handling of biospecimens. Ideally this person might also have some industry product development experience too. A senior postdoctoral scientist is capable of independent research and is required to head the project in the lab and play a significant supervisory role.


Fixed Salary: €43,767 per annum


Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 21st March 2019.


Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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