Senior Post Doctoral Researcher, Hamiliton Institute

Maynooth, Ireland
Nov 25, 2020
End of advertisement period
Dec 03, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Hamiliton Institute
Vacancy ID: 008021
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2020

Applications are invited for up to two Senior Post-Doctoral research positions in the field of molecular computing based in the group of Professor Damien Woods at the Hamilton Institute , with co-appointment in the Department of Computer Science. Funding is provided by a five-year ERC project (Active-DNA) on the topic of molecular computing.

The role involves engineering DNA-based molecular computers and nanoscale machines in the wet-lab using carefully designed and clever experiments, as well as mathematically characterising their computational power. Successful candidates will develop their research skills, will publish high-quality work, and will have the opportunity to apply for funding, supervise students and advance their academic career. We seek candidates willing to take the lead on new research directions in an exciting and foundational research topic and who are excited to define the future of the field. The posts will run for 34 months.


Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher: €45,942 - €50,029 per annum (Points 1-4)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

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