UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2022
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 (Systems Biology Ireland)

University College Dublin is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position as part of a Precision Oncology Ireland (POI, a Science Foundation Ireland Strategic Partnership Programme) collaborative project with Children's Health Ireland (CHI).

The research will be supervised by Prof. Jonathan Bond (Systems Biology Ireland, UCD and CHI at Crumlin). The aim of the project is to discover molecular vulnerabilities in high-risk childhood blood cancers using a combination of high-throughput approaches, including CRISPR/Cas9 screening.

Promising therapeutic strategies will then be tested both in vitro and in vivo in mouse models of leukaemia as part of the POI research programme. The successful applicant will be part of the Childhood and Adolescent Leukaemia research team that is based at SBI and closely integrated with the clinical Irish National Children's Cancer Service at CHI at Crumlin. 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.

Salary: €39,131- €45,158 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 11th Febraury 2022

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.

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