Post Doctoral Researcher, Biology

Maynooth, Ireland
26 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Biology    

Closing Date : 05-Feb-2020

Applications are sought for position of Post-doctoral Researcher to conduct research within the Childhood Obesity Immunology research group of Dr. Andy Hogan. The successful candidate will join a programme of research investigating the impact of childhood obesity on the immune system.

This post is funded by the financial support of National Children’s Research Centre. Research in the research group aims to explore mechanisms of disease combining molecular, metabolic and cellular approaches utilizing well characterised patient cohorts.

More information on the research efforts of the Childhood Obesity Immunology group can be obtained from the following publications; Tobin et al, JCI insight 2017, Carolan et al, JI 2015, Carolan et al, JCEM 2013.

Post Doctoral Researcher Scale: €37,874 - € 40,221 per annum (3 Points)

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.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Wednesday, 5th February 2020.

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.