Postdoctoral Fellow in Vascular/Stem Cell Biology

Postdoctoral Fellow in Vascular / Stem Cell Biology

College of Medicine and Health

Centre for Research in Vascular Biology (CRVB)


Experienced Post-doctoral fellows of proven ability and drive are invited to apply for a 3 year fellowship programme funded by the Health Research Board (Translational programme) and working in the Centre for Research in Vascular Biology in the Biosciences Institute, UCC ( Vascular Stem Cell Biology programme has recently relocated from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Position holders will work within a multidisciplinary team exploring fundamental questions in cardiovascular biology including progenitor cell biology. Applicants will be required to focus on development of novel strategies for identification of vascular progenitor cells in human subjects. The translational programme encompasses immunologic targeting of atherogenic progenitor cells in experimental models of atherosclerosis.  

Significant experience in cell and molecular biology is essential. Additional experience in immunology, hemotopoiesis or vascular biology is preferred.For appointment as post-doctoral fellow applicants must hold a Ph.D in a molecular/cellular biology subject and have at least 5 years postgraduate experience in molecular/cellular research. The post-holders will work in a programme directed by Professor Noel Caplice.

Salary Scale: €35,737- €50,683

Application by way of CV including the names and email addresses of three academic referees, by October 29, 2006, to Professor Noel Caplice, Centre for Research in Vascular Biology (CRVB),Biosciences Institute, University College Cork, / Tel: + 353 021 4901329

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