Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as Postdoctoral Researcher with CÚRAM at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The project, which runs until the end of December 2024, represents a Science Foundation Ireland facilitated collaboration between NUI Galway with an industrial partner.
Organisation: CÚRAM is a partnership of scientists, engineers and clinicians, who all share a common vision of developing the next generation of medical devices in order to provide solutions for current clinical needs. The University provides a research-friendly social and cultural environment. Galway is also one of the key cities in Europe with a significant presence of the medical device industry sector. For more information on CÚRAM please refer to http://www.curamdevices.ie/
The position will require suitably experienced scientists to explore the characteristics of thrombi from acute ischemic stroke patients using a mix of histological and immunohistochemical techniques. Additionally, the role will also involve the establishment of a database of clot pathology, in collaboration with key collaborating clinical centres internationally and the correlation of clot characteristics with clinical characteristics and electrical impedance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Compositional analysis of blood clots retrieved from acute ischemic stroke patients
- Development and analysis of a clinical database of acute ischemic stroke clot histopathology
- Development and establishment of additional protocols and development of capacity for the analysis and characterisation of blood clot samples
- Publication of research outcomes in high impact factor journals
- Active participation and presentations at international conferences, meetings and networking events
- Grant writing
- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the Biomedical Sciences or Medical degree (M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O or equivalent)
- A good track record in histopathological analysis with experience of histology and immunohistochemistry is essential
- Good statistical analysis skills are essential
- Excellent scientific writing and oral presentation skills are essential
- Candidates must be highly motivated, work well as part of a team and have excellent verbal communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
- The ideal candidate should have a track record in blood clot pathology/ stroke research
- Publications in high impact factor journals
- Leadership and project management capability
Salary: €39,523 – €41,940 per annum per annum pro rata for shorter and/or part-time contracts (public sector pay policy rules pertaining to new entrants will apply).
Start date: October 2022
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For informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr Karen Doyle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 Karen Doyle (email@example.com).
Please put reference number NUIG RES 225-22 in subject line of e-mail application.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Friday 19th September 2022
Interviews are planned for Monday 3rd October, 2022
National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.