Post Doctoral Researcher, Medical Mycology Laboratory
We are seeking to recruit post-doctoral researcher for one year (0.8 FTE) to work on a project to isolate, identify and characterise antimicrobial peptides from insect larvae. The ideal candidate will have experience in protein isolation and label free mass spectrometry. The position will be based in the Medical Mycology Laboratory of Professor Kevin Kavanagh and involve close collaboration with industry.
Antimicrobial peptides are an important part of the humoral immune response of insects and rapidly arrest the development of pathogens in vivo. This project will seek to utilise selected antimicrobial peptides for the control of drug-resistant bacterial and fungal pathogens.
Post-Doctoral Researcher Salary Scale: €37,223 per annum pro rata
Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.
*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.
23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 21 July 2019
Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer.
The position is subject to the Statutes of the University