June 2013

PhD Studentships in Rheumatology and Reproductive Medicine

Mon, 10 June 13 07:10

The School is delighted to announce details of PhD studentships, available in rheumatology, working with Prof Gerry Wilson, and in reproductive medicine, with Prof Sabine Koelle.

Rheumatology

A PhD studentship is available at the School of Medicine and Medical Science, Health Sciences Centre. The successful applicant will work on a project aimed to characterize the epigenetic influences in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis.

The successful candidate will have a research focused role, where he/she will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator. The PhD student will engage in the reporting and dissemination of the results of the research as directed by the Principal Investigator including presentation at national and international meetings and publication in peer-reviewed academic publications.

The successful candidate will be based in the UCD Health Sciences Centre and in the Conway Institute at Belfield.  Applicants must have a degree in a relevant life sciences discipline (upper second class honours or higher grade). They should have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and excellent organisational skills including an ability to work to deadlines. Previous experience in research is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV including the names of two academic referees and a personal statement outlining their interests and reasons for applying to Prof. Gerry Wilson email: a.g.wilson@shef.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is July 5th, 2013.

Reproductive Medicine

A four year PhD studentship is available at the School of Medicine and Medical Science, Health Sciences Centre. The successful applicant will work on a project aimed to analyze the effects of hormones used in assisted reproduction on fertilization and early embryogenesis by Live Cell Imaging.

The successful candidate will have a research focused role, where he/she will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of the Principal Investigator. The PhD student will engage in the reporting and dissemination of the results of the research as directed by the Principal Investigator including presentation at national and international meetings and publication in peer-reviewed academic publications. The successful candidate will be based in the UCD Health Sciences Centre and in the Conway Institute at Belfield.

Applicants must have a degree in a relevant life sciences discipline (upper second class honours or higher grade) and have a keen interest in male and female reproduction. They should have excellent communication skills (oral and written) and excellent organisational skills including an ability to work to deadlines. Previous experience in research is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV including the names of two academic referees and a personal statement outlining their interests and reasons for applying to Prof. Sabine Koelle: sabine.koelle@ucd.ie

Closing date for applications is July 5th, 2013.