Research Assist, School of Biology and Environmental Science

03 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Mar 2021
University College Dublin
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a 1 year post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science.

An opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a strong interest in cancer research and translational medicine to join the Cancer Biology and Therapeutics team. The successful candidate will assist on multiple research projects, including the epiCaPture project (to develop a urine test for early detection of aggressive prostate cancer), deciphering how epigenomic alternations are involved in disease progression and drug resistance in prostate and ovarian cancer, as well as phenotypic screening of plant based bio-actives on the growth of prostate cancer cells in vitro. An important responsibility of this role will also be managing a prostate sample bio-repository and associated electronic data. The appointee will also assist Associate Professor Perry on various EDI initiatives within the college.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

UCD is committed to creating an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and everyone is afforded equality of opportunity. To that end the university adheres to a range of equality, diversity and inclusion policies. We encourage applicants to consult those policies here . We welcome applications from everyone, including those who identify with any of the protected characteristics that are set out in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.

Fixed Salary: €23,061 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 17 March 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.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website:

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.