Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 - Nanomaterials

£34223.33 - £34714.89 per annum
04 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 - Nanomaterials within the Centre for BioNano Interactions, UCD School of Chemistry

The Centre for BioNano Interactions (CBNI), University College Dublin is seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with research background in any relevant arena of nanoscale synthesis, physical, and biophysical sciences to join a dynamic team dedicated to obtaining a complete understanding of the interactions between nanoparticles and living systems.

The successful candidate will conduct synthesis of complex nanostructures and systematic investigations of the effects of engineered nanomaterial interactions with living systems. Demonstrated skills in nanoparticle characterisation with established physicochemical and biophysical methodologies, microfluidic synthesis or detection are highly desirable.

This is a research-focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.
The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific:

  • Make independent decisions on routine issues and methods and recommend scientific approaches and solutions
  • Publish scientific papers and communicate research to the research community
  • Promote teamwork, communication, and sharing of information among projects in domain of expertise
  • Lead scientific work packages and research and support the development of proposals for research funding
  • Plan and carry out experiments, analysing results and data and keep accurate records of results

Salary range: €37,874 - €38,418 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 11th August 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.