Research Assistant in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC)

Research Assistant in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC)

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) ( is a research centre developing new therapies for lifelong debilitating gastrointestinal diseases, such as inflammatory bowel diseases and irritable bowel syndrome. The APC is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and headquartered in University College Cork, Ireland

Research Assistant

A research assistant position is available for two years in the area of microbiology and molecular biology of the gut microbiota.The candidate will have a degree in microbiology (or a relevant subject) and experience of molecular biology would be beneficial, especially in the areas of DNA extraction and PCR.The successful candidate will be joining a group who are investigating the microbes in the human gut and how they influence the host’s health.The salary range for this position will be between €24,000 to €28,000 pa.

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 October 12th 2007.

For further information contact:

Dr. Julian Marchesi,

Human Resources

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