Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow

By dhadmin
Friday, 1st March 2019
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                                            DUBLIN DENTAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

                                            Applications are invited for the following post:

The Dublin Dental University Hospital is a clinical and educational institution with responsibility for training all members of the dental team.  It is also recognised as a centre of excellence for research. The advertised position is a dual position incorporating postdoctoral research and teaching duties as a Problem Based Learning tutor in the Dental Science undergraduate curriculum.  The DDUH has a long history in microbiological research.  One of the main strengths of this research is in the field of Candida pathogenesis and a postdoctoral scientist position is currently available to continue this ongoing research.  In addition to research responsibilities, the candidate will also act as a tutor for undergraduate tutorial sessions during the academic year.  

Each successful candidate must:

  • Have a PhD in Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a related subject
  • Be competent in the most commonly used molecular biological techniques (e.g. handling bacterial and yeast strains, recombinant DNA techniques, RT-PCR, etc)
  • Be competent in scientific writing and oral presentations
  • Be familiar and adept with Microsoft Office and more complex software programmes and packages (e.g. Prism)
  • Be highly motivated and self-directed

Candidates will ideally:

  • Have experience of processing high-throughput sequencing data
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have the ability to work in a team
  • Have proven organisational, administrative, analytical and problem-solving skills; be able to identify potential difficulties and formulate solutions
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative, prioritise and manage a number of projects
  • Have prior teaching experience

Salary scale is IUA Scales starting at Post Doctorate Researcher Level 2- starting at €36, 854

                           Applications will be accepted through the following the following link only:

                                         Interviews will be held on Friday April 5th, 2019

                                  Closing date for applications: 12 Noon 25th March, 2019

                                                         Shortlisting will take place.

                             Dublin Dental University Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.