Recruitment and Open Positions

CBNI welcomes staff and researchers that share its commitments to excellence, integrity and responsible development from all sectors of the research and development community worldwide. It has an active hiring program of postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers and is always open to applications from outstanding candidates.

For potential positions please send your CV and Cover letter to and these should be addressed to:

Prof Kenneth A. Dawson,
Centre for BioNano Interactions (CBNI)
School of Chemistry
Science Centre South 
University College Dublin
Dublin 4


Open positions at the Centre will be advertised on the UCD HR website ( here. 

Research-finance laboratory work-flow coordinator, UCD School of Chemistry (Temporary, 1 Year Post)

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Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 9th August 2019.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.


Independent Fellowship Applications

Prospective candidates are encouraged to apply for their own funding opportunities. CBNI has supported a number of successful fellowship applications in the past. If you would like your fellowship application to be considered, please contact

In the links below, application information for several national and international fellowships can be found:

Enterprise Ireland Career - FIT postdoctoral fellowships

Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowships

Irish Research Council Enterprise Partnership Scheme

Government of Ireland postdoctoral fellowship

EMBO postdoctoral fellowships

Deutsche Vorschungsgemeinschaft Research Fellowships

Marie Curie Individual Fellowships

Science Foundation Ireland Industry Fellowship Programme

Irish Research Council Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postgraduate)

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship

UCD China Scholarship Scheme

Irish Cancer Society Biomedical Research Scholarship Programme

Human Frontier Science Programme