Research Assistant, UCD School of Medicine, Temporary, 24 months University College Dublin, School of Veterinary Medicine Ireland

Research Assistant, UCD School of Medicine, Temporary, 24 months

The Research Assistant will support research studies based in the UCD CRC at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and UCD Precision Medicine Core.

The UCD Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC) is an academic-led, patient-focused facility for clinical translational research based at both the Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent's University Hospitals. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine. In addition to supporting a large portfolio of investigator- and industry-led clinical research projects, the UCD CRC is also a leader in the delivery of clinical research training. The UCD CRC is the focal point for engagement with industry (pharmaceutical companies, CRO's, regulatory authorities) and has growing national and international collaborations.

This position will focus on the provision of somatic next generation sequencing testing for cancer patients as part of an initiative led by the Ireland East Hospital Group Cancer Academic Directorate. The successful candidate will liaise with clinicians, pathologists and bioinformaticians and perform the wet lab next generation sequencing experiments. The successful candidate will report to a joint team of supervisors including Prof Donal Brennan (UCD), Prof Brendan Loftus (UCD) and Prof Kieran Sheehan (SVUH/UCD).


Fixed Salary:: €21,891 - €27,901 per annum.

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


Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT) on 15 January 2019


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 (Irish Local 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.

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