National University of Ireland Galway

Postdoctoral Researcher – Invertebrate stem cell biology

Phone: +353 91 492334
Contact Address: NUI Galway University Road Galway Ireland
Closing Date: 31/10/2012


Postdoctoral Researcher – Invertebrate stem cell biology

School of Natural Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI)

Ref. No. NUIG 79-12


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, fixed term position as a postdoctoral researcher at School of Natural Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and is available from 1st January 2013 to contract end date of 31st December 2014.



Job Description:

The successful candidate will conduct research on the molecular mechanisms that control stemness and lineage commitment in stem cells of the cnidarian Hydractinia.




Applicants must have a Ph.D. in molecular cell biology, developmental biology, or related area. The ideal candidate would have experience in stem cell biology as evidenced by a strong publication record. Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills; be highly motivated and passionate about their research and have strong documentation, oral and interpersonal skills.


Starting salary: €38,286 per annum (public sector pay policy rules pertaining to new entrants will apply)                   


Start date: Position is available from 1st January 2013


Further information about the project is available at

Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Dr Frank via e-mail


To Apply:

Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in Word or PDF only) to Dr. Uri Frank

Please put reference number NUIG 79-12 in subject line of e-mail application.



Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm 31st October 2012


National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunity employer.







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