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At UCD Charles Institute, our focus is on providing dedicated research programmes and infrastructure to support the future training of healthcare professionals dedicated to curing skin disease. We are a vibrant and internationally diverse team of people working across dermatology and related disciplines. Our state-of-the-art research facility is located on University College Dublin's Belfield campus to the south of Dublin city centre. Our associated dermatology clinics are located at St Vincent’s University Hospital and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

Current Vacancies


A PhD position is now available in the Charles Institute of Dermatology and Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin, to investigate how cellular signaling pathways are quantitatively rewired in melanoma.

Job Description

PhD Project Title: Quantitative analysis of signal transduction network rewiring in (patho)physiologically relevant melanoma model systems.

Supervisor: Dr. Christina Kiel

Stipend & fees: The successful candidate will receive a tax-free stipend of €18,500 per annum. €6,810 will be made available towards registration fees per annum. The position is funded for four years.

Application procedure: Please send a CV and accompanying documentation including references to Dr Christina Kiel. Email address:

Closing date: Applications should be received by August 15, 2018.

Fellowship Opportunities 

We are keen to strengthen our existing efforts or open up new aspects of research. To support these initiatives, we would be delighted to host PhD, postdoctoral or visiting fellowships. The following organisations offer a range of PhD and postdoctoral research fellowships. This list is not exhaustive and we are happy to discuss suitable funding opportunities that may be of interest to you. If you are interested in discussing a research fellowship, please contact one of our principal investigators or

UCD is an Equal Opportunities Employer