UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 or Level 2

28 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
18 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 or Level 2 within Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Applications are invited for a full time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position with the Neuromuscular Systems Research Lab at University College Dublin. We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a 12 month position to work on the HRB EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) funded project ( `Multi-Domain Lifestyle Targets for Improving ProgNOsis in Huntington's Disease'.

The project is in collaboration with the Centre for Clinical Trials at Cardiff University and a number of European clinical partners (

The project aims to identify key environmental factors (physical activity, sleep activity and nutrition) that may be responsive in targeted intervention with a view towards optimising disease management for individuals with Huntington's Disease.

The successful candidate should have research experience in the analysis of sensor data for monitoring physical activity. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the development of algorithms for monitoring physical activity using wearable sensors, and/or in sensor deployment within the home.

The postdoctoral fellow will be central to the project and will be responsible for analysis of data recorded across multiple clinical centres .

PD1 Salary: €39,131 - €45,158 per annum OR PD2 Salary: €46,442 - €50,530 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on the 18th of February 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: