Research Vacancies

SBBS Research Scholarships

The School invites applications for four fully funded PhD positions available from October 2019

Eligibility: Applications are invited from appropriately qualified EU students. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant biological, biomedical or otherwise specified subject area.  Please see individual project descriptions for further details.

Funding:  The scholarships cover tuition fees at the EU rate and a stipend of €16,000 per annum for four years. Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate in laboratory practical classes on an ongoing basis as part of their funded scholarship.

Enquiries and applications (including CV and cover letter) should be addressed directly to the relevant Principal Investigator. 

Closing date: Friday 31st May, 2019.

PhD position in Neurochemistry/Molecular Neuroimmunology

Project title: Molecular determinants of sex differences in serotonin transporter regulation –relevance for inflammation induced depression
Studentship details: Stipend of €16,000/year (plus fees) for 4 years
Start Date: no later than 1 October 2019
Supervisor details: Dr. Jana Haase

For further details see PhD Scholarship

Sanofi Newman Fellowship in Haematology

As part of its programme to provide postdoctoral research opportunities for scholars of proven academic excellence, University College Dublin is pleased to announce the Sanofi Newman Fellowship in Haematology. The appointment of a Newman Fellow in Haematology is established with the generous support of Sanofi. The Newman Fellow is expected to contribute to the development and continuation of an active research programme to examine the effect of obesity on risk of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism.

The Fellow will be based in the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and the Catherine McAuley Centre in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

Applications are invited from candidates who hold a doctoral degree and have experience in research methodology. Applicants should have a strong interest in venous thrombosis, haematology, and coagulation. The successful applicant will have already published in high impact journals and will show an interest in addressing important clinical issues using research methodology.

The Sanofi Newman Fellowship comes with a generous stipend and is tenable for two years.

Informal enquiries regarding this Fellowship may be directed to Associate Professor Patricia Maguire, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science (

For details on the application procedure please see

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 8 May 2019.