UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

16 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2021
University College Dublin
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for the post of post -doctoral research fellow based in Anatomy within the UCD School of Medicine. This is a one year post based at the UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield.

The post-doc will work on the DAFM funded project "Fertile Bull". The aim of the project to improve the fertilizing capacity of bull sperm after sex-sorting.

The postholder will investigate the effects of different supplements on the survival time, behaviour within the oviduct and fertilizing ability before and after sex-sorting of bovine sperm. Ideally the postholder has experience in sperm handling and in vitro fertilization (IVF). 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.

Fixed Salary: €38,631

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 7th of October 2021.

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

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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