Research Assistant, UCD School of Medicine

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
07 May 2021
End of advertisement period
21 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant 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 assist in the performance of the research to produce and test the novel antibody sensors.

Salary Range: €23,061 - €35,922 per annum.

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 21st May 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.