UCD Post-doc Research Fellow

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
24 May 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2022
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 The UCD Clinical Research Centre (CRC) is an academic led, multi-site, patient-focused centre supporting high quality clinical and translational research. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine. The UCD CRC was created to deliver the University's strategic objective of advancing high quality, impactful clinical and translational research. In the CRC we are developing a programme of research surrounding decentralised/ hybrid trials and remote monitoring. In the post-pandemic era, innovative solutions are critical to meet widen participation, increase efficiency and ensure integrity of our clinical trials. We now seek a post-doctoral research fellow to work on the `patient centric sampling' stream of this research which entails validation of home/remote based biological samples 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. In addition to the Principal Duties and Responsibilities listed below, the successful candidate will also carry out the following duties specific to this project: * Conduct studies to test a new sampling device for collecting remote blood samples from patients and healthy volunteers * Process biological samples generated in connection with this * Support your Principal Investigator and research group in the design and development of the research programme. * Support if required, the development of proposals for research funding. * Take responsibility as requested for day-to-day advice and support of graduate research students associated with your research group. Salary: €39,522 - €45,610 per annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 10th June 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: