Career Opportunities

At UCD Charles Institute our focus is on providing dedicated research programmes and infrastructure to support the future training of biomedical research professionals dedicated to discovery of both the basis of skin diseases and routes to their treatment and cure.

Our state-of-the-art research facilities are located at the UCD Belfield campus in south Dublin and located between the UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical research, Systems Biology Ireland and the Health Sciences Centre (School of Medicine).

Our institute includes multidisciplinary teams of researchers including biologists, biomedical sciences, biochemists, bioinformaticians, computational scientists, statisticians, modellers, engineers, and physicists.
Our principal associated dermatology clinics are located at St Vincent’s University Hospital (15 mins walk from the Charles Institute and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

All PhD studentships and postdoctoral positions available at the Institute are formally advertised when funding to support these posts becomes available. Additionally, we are happy to discuss the potential for accepting self-funded PhD student applicants, or researchers with their own fellowships. We are also happy to support candidates in their applications for fellowship funding.

To apply to advertised posts you should complete the UCD online application process, as either an internal or external applicant here. For advertised PhD positions you can apply by sending a copy of your CV and cover letter to the relevant Principal Investigator listed in the job description advert. If you are interested in applying with your own funding (i.e. self-funding) to our Institute, then please see the ‘Fellowships and Placements’ section of our website.