Research Assistant, Dept. of Medicine (Part-time)
Research Assistant, Department of Medicine (Part-time Post)
College of Medicine and Health
The Molecular Virology Diagnostic and Research Laboratory is a University-based unit located within the Department of Medicine, University College Cork at Cork University Hospital. The laboratory is currently expanding the range of viruses which are examined both from a diagnostic and research perspective. A position as a Research Assistant is available for one year. A suitable candidate will be either a Medical Laboratory Scientist with experience in Molecular Biology or a M.Sc with experience in Molecular Biology. Specific experience in real time (RT)-PCR, gel electrophoresis and the handling of potentially infectious material would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to become familiar with a range of diagnostic tests for a range of viruses. On site training will be provided. This is a University appointment of one year’s duration. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of a Hepatitis B vaccination program.
- Medical Laboratory Scientist with experience in Molecular Biology, or
- M.Sc with experience in Molecular Biology.
Interested candidates are asked to send a CV and the names of 3 referees with appropriate contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference email by placing the following reference code in the subject of the email: MVDL-2007-004A
Closing date for applications is 14th November 2007
Salary, terms and conditions available upon request at email@example.com
Those candidates considered suitable for the post will be required to attend for interview. Only these latter individuals will be informed by 5pm GMT Tuesday 20th November 2007 by email.