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Research Assistant

University College Dublin

  • Dublin
  • 20000 - 30000
  • Temporary full-time
  • Updated 11/01/2013
  • Gosia Wojnicka
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Research Assistant


School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (2 years)

The Bionanoscienc Laboratory at UCD has developed superparamagnetic beads for the separation of high value biomolecules from complex matrices. The recruited Research Scientist will form a key part of an Enterprise Ireland funded research team that will focus on the production of superparamagnetic particles and on developing novel surface chemistries for the isolation of specific biological molecules for high throughput and large-scale separation technologies.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination of all aspects of laboratory work associated with the scaleup and functionalisation of the superparamagnetic particles.  This will include the scale of the production of the iron oxide nanoparticles that are used to form the beads, the novel process that is used to form the beads, and process that is used to functionalize the beads.  They will be responsible for the strict quality control of the superparamagnetic particles and set up a Quality Management System in collaboration with a seasoned Quality Assurance professional. They will also work closely with our business partners to create customized particles for their applications.

Closing Date: 11th January 2013

• UCD is an Equal Opportunities Employer
• Applications must be submitted through Applications submitted by email will be returned.
• Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.

Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 11:30pm GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned

Ref: 005579
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