Research Assistant, Veterinary Medicine job with UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant within Veterinary Medicine Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an important emerging enteric pathogen, and in developed countries is transmitted to humans mainly via consumption of meat from infected animals. This exciting project, funded by Science Foundation Ireland, will use a One Health approach to investigate HEV infection in humans, animals and the environment. It benefits from a network of experienced collaborators in the area of ​​veterinary medicine, medicine, basic science, virology and environmental science. We have a vacancy for a Research Assistant to aid in delivering this project. The successful candidate will carry out cell culture work, molecular biology including qPCR and work at biosafety levels 2 and 3. Fieldwork will also be involved, sampling animals and environmental sampling including wastewater. The successful candidate will have a BSc degree (H2.2 or higher) in Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Virology or a related discipline. You will join an interdisciplinary team consisting of biologists and virologists, and gain experience in a range of laboratory techniques in an exciting research environment. Salary Range: €27,380 – €33,427 per annum Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Closing date: 17:00hrs (Irish local time) on 3rd August 2022 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 canceled 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: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.