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Research Assistant

The Molecular Immunology Group, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, invites applications for a Research Assistant to participate in a HRB funded study examining the Heme Oxygenase System as a therapeutic intervention for inflammatory disease. We will explore the anti-inflammatory effects of traditional and novel inducers of HO-1 using primary human immune cells, patient samples and disease models. This position will involve a high level of participation in a multidisciplinary team setting as well as collaboration with external experts. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be exposed to innovative research currently being conducted at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute and the Education and Research Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital.

This is a two-year fixed term appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Candidates must hold a BSc or postgraduate degree in Biochemistry, Immunology or a related discipline.
  • Prior experience in immune cell based assays including primary macrophage/DC culture, ELISA, qPCR, flow cytometry etc is desirable
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills including a proven ability to work to deadlines are a must.

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae including the names of two referees, no later than 5pm 20th November 2017 to:

Dr. Aisling Dunne
Molecular Immunology Group
School of Biochemistry and Immunology
Trinity Biomedical Science Institute
Trinity College Dublin
152-160 Pearse Street
Dublin 2

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Last updated 13 November 2017 (Email).