Research Assistant, Diagnostic Veterinary Parasitology

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£25934.51 - £26654.69 per annum
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary - 12 months post of a Research Assistant, Diagnostic Veterinary Parasitology within UCD School of Veterinary Medicine.

UCD's Veterinary Parasitology Diagnostic Laboratory serves UCD Veterinary Hospital and external veterinary practitioners by carrying out a range of tests on faecal, blood and skin samples from farm, companion and exotic animals. In addition, the diagnostics lab supports academic research projects in veterinary parasitology. Both the research and diagnostic parasitology activities contribute to the teaching mission of the School.

We now wish to recruit a research assistant to aid in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures arising from our academic research portfolio. The person appointed will have the opportunity to enhance their laboratory skills, gain experience of working in a busy diagnostic laboratory, and participate in cutting-edge research. They will benefit from mentoring and supervision by four academic staff, all of whom are research-active, a highly experienced veterinary parasitology senior technical officer, and a Chief Technical Officer. Opportunities will also be provided for conference participation and other formal and informal learning opportunities.

Salary: 28,701 - 29,498 per annum

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

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 7th of February 2023.

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: