Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 2 (PD2) - APC Microbiome Ireland Cell Biologist (Temporary)

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Cork, Munster
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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The Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Teagasc

Post Duration      

Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 18 months, subject to contract.  A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months.

Location Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, P61 C996                

Basic Function of the post:

Artugen Therapeutics, a spin out from APC Microbiome Ireland, is an early clinical stage company focused on harnessing recent advances in microbiome science to identify novel Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs) to help patients living with infectious, inflammatory and oncologic diseases.  The team have an opening for an experienced cell biologist with research and technical expertise in biochemistry/ immunology.

The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research.

This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies.

Person Specification


  • PhD in Biochemistry, Immunology or related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years and not more than 5 years’ relevant research experience.


  • Experience in innate immunity, mucosal immunology and inflammation.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, and view other vacancies in Teagasc, please visit The closing date for this position is Wednesday 14th October, 2020 @12.00noon.  Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

Location:Cork, Fermoy - Ireland
Salary:€41,374 to €43,782
£34,898.97 to £36,930.12 converted salary* (Postdoc level 2)
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:24th September 2020
Closes:14th October 2020

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