Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, Medicine

Jun 30, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 07, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

012500 - UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, School of Medicine, 37 months (to 30 Sept 2023)

CODEKILLER is a research project in Professor Ken Wolfe's laboratory in UCD Conway Institute, funded by a European Research Council Advanced Grant. Its goals are to investigate the evolutionary causes and consequences of unprecedented changes in the genetic code that occurred during the evolution of some budding yeast species. CODEKILLER aims to test the hypothesis that these genetic code changes were caused by a yeast Killer plasmid. Our initial work in this area has been published (Krassowski et al. Nature Communications, 2018; PMID 29760453).

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 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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 7th 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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