Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2

21 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2 within UCD School of Medicine.

Currently there is an urgent need for highly sensitive and rapid diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID 19 disease) and Influenza A & B. The highest priority for such diagnostic tests is detection at the point-of-care (POC). POC testing can achieve high-quality diagnostic results within minutes. The aim of this research is to develop an immunoassay for all three viral infections for use in a single POC format. The successful applicant will work as part of the team to produce and test novel antibody sensors using recombinant DNA technology, cell biology and immunoassays.

PD1 salary: €37,874 - €43,782 per annum
PD2 salary: €45,041 - €49,049 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 5th October 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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