UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1

University College Dublin - UCD School of Medicine

Temporary, 36 months

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 in the UCD School of Medicine. This is a temporary post.

The Tissue Engineering Research Group within the School of Medicine focusses on the development of next-generation implants by combining nanotechnology and tissue engineering methods, with a focus on living, cardiovascular devices for the treatment of both paediatric and adult populations, in addition to in vitro models of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Applications are invited for a 36-month fixed-term contract position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who will work on the above project funded by the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC).

The study aims to develop and test a novel, biodegradable, off-the-shelf stented valve device for minimally-invasive transcatheter applications that promotes tissue regeneration resulting in a living, tissue-engineered valve amenable to growth in infant patients. The post-holder should have knowledge of biomedical device design and expertise in mammalian cell culture.

See job description for more details.

Salary: €35,488 per annum.

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 30th April 2018

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 CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.

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