UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

Location
Dublin
Salary
£34907.36 - £40353.42 per annum
Posted
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2020
Ref
012745
Contact
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

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

The DNA Delivery Engine (DDE) is a project consortium between academia and industry partners centred on the development of a disruptive gene therapy platform technology to treat genetic disorders using novel polymer-based delivery systems as an alternative to virus'. Initially, the primary focus of this adaptive technology has been for the treatment of the rare skin fragility disorder, Epidermolysis bullosa. This post is to fulfil key deliverables of UCD as the academic research partner within the consortium, by extending the application of this polymer-based approach to the treatment of alternative genetic conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis. The successful candidate will work as part of a well-established and dynamic research team in the UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology.
This is an advanced academic research role, building on your prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.
The primary purpose of the role is to develop new or advanced research skills and competences, on the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination, the development of funding proposals, and the supervision and mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

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 to this project:

  • Fulfilling reporting requirements, working closely with the PI
  • Co-supervising students

Salary: €38,631 - €44,658 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 25th November 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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