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Post Doctoral Researcher in Antimicrobial Peptide Drug Delivery, University of Limerick, Ireland

Détails de l'offre

  • Type de poste: PhD/Doctorat
  • Secteur : Public
  • Localité : France 
  • Limite de candidature : 21/07/2021
  • Profil de poste:
    Recherche et innovation
  • Domaine(s) :
    Microbiologie et Immunologie, Recherche médicale et clinique, Autre

Description

ORGANISATION/COMPANY : University of Limerick
RESEARCH FIELD : Biological sciences › Other, Pharmacological sciences › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILE : Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 21/07/2021 12:00 – Europe/London
LOCATION : Ireland › Limerick
TYPE OF CONTRACT : Temporary
REFERENCE NUMBER : 044728

Offer description

TITLE OF POST: Post Doctoral Researcher in Antimicrobial Peptide Drug Delivery

LOCATION: University of Limerick

REPORTS TO: Project Leader

CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose

SALARY SCALE: €38,632 – €50,029 p.a. pro rata

WEBLINK TO SCHOOL / DEPARTMENT:  https://www.ul.ie/scieng/schools-and-departments/school-natural-sciences…

WEBLINK TO RESEARCH CENTRE:  www.sspc.ie

WEBLINK TO PI’s RIS/RESEARCHGATE PROFILE: https://www.ul.ie/scieng/dr-sarah-hudson

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 21st June 2021, 12 noon, Irish Standard Time

Job description

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in microbiology, chemistry, biochemical engineering, biochemistry or related discipline.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The post doctoral researcher will design, produce and test innovative dual acting antimicrobial peptide drug formulations and also aid in the design of high throughput testing of combinations of AMPs and small molecule antibiotics.

They will aid in the production antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) at scale, characterise them in terms of structure, stability and activity under the funded SFI New Frontiers programme of work.

DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a motivated post doctoral researcher with microbiological expertise to join a multidisciplinary project team.

The role will involve working closely with a team of microbiologists, chemists and chemical engineers to design innovative delivery systems for dual acting antimicrobial peptides, produced and characterised by the team.

Eligibility criteria

Essential Criteria:

  • A doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in microbiology, chemistry, biochemical engineering, biochemistry or related discipline.
  • Experience with bacteria fermentation, bacterial growth/inhibition assays and mammalian cell cytotoxicity assays.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree (level 10 NFQ) in microbiology, chemistry, biochemical engineering, biochemistry or related discipline.

Application Deadline: 21/07/2021 12:00 – Europe/London

Where to send your application

COMPANY : University of Limerick
APPLY FOR JOB : https://bit.ly/2S7CAOc