APC Microbiome at University College Cork is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral researcher. The position is available within APC’s Gut Phageomics Laboratory investigating the role of the gut bacteriophages in health and disease. The Post-Doctoral Researcher will work within this lab as part of the APC’s ‘Gut Phageomics Spoke’ which is collaborating with a major multi-national pharmaceutical company to explore the role of bacteriophages in shaping the human gut microbiome.
- A PhD in Bacteriophage Biology.
- Experience in investigating candidate bacteriophage for phage therapy potential.
- Have hands on experience with in vivo and/or ex vivo models.
- Experience with investigating the microbiome (NGS and/or bioinformatics).
- Proven ability to conduct independent research to a very high level.
Duration: 22 months
Remuneration: €37,221-€44,266 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)
About the Project:
- The project is Gut Phageomics (Unique ID 5C)
- The primary focus of the Postdoctoral Researcher will be research however a particular emphasis during this stage should include;
- To conduct a specified programme of research under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator/Project Leader.
- To acquire generic and transferable skills (including project management, business skills and postgraduate mentoring/supervision).
- To engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of the research group, School or College.
- To contribute to costing research grant proposals and assist in the financial management of a research project.
How to Apply:
Submit a short cover letter, CV and the contacts of at least two referees to Grainne Heelan, APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org, +353 21 4901430 (quote unique ID 5C on application).
|Organization||University College Cork|
|Subject areas||Bacteriophage Biology|
|Fellowship amount||€37,221-€44,266 p.a.|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||30th August 2019|