Research Assistant

Employer
UCC
Location
Europe
Posted
September 26 2017
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Position Summary


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated graduate scientist with some experience and interest in cell culture with respect to tumour immunology to support research on the development of a novel immunotherapy agent. The position is funded by SFI and involves a close interaction with a biopharmaceutical company. This project aims to develop and test a novel monoclonal antibody that targets a key immune signal for immunotherapy purposes. The researcher will be largely responsible for supporting in vitro studies using human blood cells. The team is based in state-of-the-art facilities in the School of Pharmacy.


The candidate must possess excellent communication, planning, organising, team working, practical, problem solving, and record-keeping skills. The scientist will have a track record in working in a research laboratory. Experience in tumour immunology in vitro techniques, cell culture and/or isolating sub-populations of human blood cells is essential. Previous experience of flow cytometry or commercial immunotherapy experience is desirable. The post is funded for 1 year. The post may also develop into a post-graduate M.Sc. or Ph.D. project. The salary will be commensurate with experience.


Post duration: 1 year


Salary: €21,459-€33,930 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)


Project title: Tumour Immunotherapy


For full particulars on this post please refer to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/research/full-details-799846-en.html



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