Postdoctoral Research Scientist & Research Assistant Posts, Mucosal Immunology/IBD Exploratory

Postdoctoral Research Scientist & Research Assistant Positions - Mucosal Immunology / IBD Exploratory

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) ( is a research centre funded by Science Foundation Ireland and headquartered in University College Cork, Ireland. The APC has recently announced a major research collaboration with the global pharmaceutical company, GSK, to develop new therapies for gastrointestinal diseases and is therefore expanding its research team

Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Research Assistant Positions – Mucosal Immunology/IBD Exploratory

Positions are available for a postdoctoral research scientist (PhD) and research assistant (BSc or MSc) to study immunological mechanisms underlying immune-mediated gastrointestinal disorders and drug treatments for them. Candidates would have a distinct advantage if they have a background in any of the following areas: immunology, mucosal immunology, signal transduction, inflammation research, host-flora interactions, or epithelial cell physiology. The person will be expected to support and interact with a te am of APC and GSK scientists and also work independently on individual projects. Candidates with experience in at least three or all of the following are desirable, in vivo experimentation, ex vivo organ culture, in vitro assay systems, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, siRNA, western blotting, ELISAs and/or qPCR.  

Please send

1) A letter of introduction stating why you would be suitable for the position.
2) Your CV, including contact details and e-mail addresses for two people willing to provide a reference letter.  
3) Deadline for applications is August 31st 2007.

For further information contact:

Dr. Ken Nally or Dr. Ann O’Hara

Human Resources

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