Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or 2

£34907.36 - £38133.25 per annum
02 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2021
University College Dublin
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 Biomolecular and Biomedical Science

This is a research project in Professor Geraldine Butler's laboratory in UCD Conway Institute, funded by a grant from Science Foundation Ireland. Its goals are to investigate the genome diversity, and the regulatory networks, underlying antifungal resistance in pathogenic fungi. Our research group works closely with the Wolfe lab, generating a core of expertise in fungal biology. This project will specifically address mechanisms of drug resistance in pathogenic Candida species, particularly Candida parapsilosis. We use a combination of genomic and molecular approaches, including large-scale CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing. We carry out genomic sequencing in-house, using Oxford nanopore (minION) and Illumina sequencing. The group also has automated equipment for large-scale phenotype screening (Singer robot) and we plan to invest in equipment for automated DNA purification and library generation. More details are available at

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.

Salary range: €38,631 - €42,201 per annum
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 7th January 2021

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.