Post-doctoral Research Fellow - School of Medicine

Jun 24, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 08, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

012488 UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, UCD School of Medicine, 12 months

The DNA Delivery Engine (DDE) is a project consortium between academia and industry partners centred on the development of a disruptive gene therapy platform technology to treat genetic disorders using novel polymer based delivery systems as an alternative to virus'. Initially, the primary focus of this adaptive technology has been for the treatment of the rare skin fragility disorder, Epidermolysis bullosa. This post is to fulfil key deliverables of UCD as the academic research partner within the consortium, by extending the application of this polymer based approach to the treatment of alternative genetic conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis. The successful candidate will work as part of a well-established and dynamic research team in the UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology.

This is an advanced academic research 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 a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the supervision and mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

Salary: €45,041 - €49,049 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th July 2020

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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