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Research Fellow – Molecular Oncology Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Fellowship


  • Limerick
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  • Fixed term contract
  • Updated 13/10/2017
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BD is seeking a creative and motivated Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join our Genomic Sciences R&D team.


BD is seeking a creative and motivated Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join our Genomic Sciences R&D team.

Based at the BD Research Centre Ireland in Limerick, you will work as part of the Oncology-Circulating Tumor Cell multi-disciplinary team, who are responsible for conducting and managing daily experiments involving the isolation and characterization of clinically relevant circulating tumor cells using an acoustic microfluidics cell enrichment device in combination with a FACS index sorter.


Be the Molecular Oncology Research Fellow

  • Conduct ex vivo testing of circulating tumor cells through molecular index profiling via BD’s Unique Molecular Indexing (UMI) technology
  • Have a broad understanding of flow cytometry and cell sorting
  • Ideally have familiarity with microfluidic platforms and workflows 
  • Work collaboratively with other team members of various backgrounds and skills to complete aggressive program objectives
  • Devise innovative and practical technical approaches to scientific problems to ensure their successful completion


Be Qualified

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, or related discipline
  • Broad experience in cell and molecular biology
  • Experience in flow cytometry and cell sorting, including single cell studies
  • Experience in genomics and ideally includes Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and gene expression analysis
  • Experience in NGS library construction and quality assessment for RNA workflows
  • Experience with data analysis and interpretation using bioinformatics tools and statistical methods, especially as applied to single cell genomics
  • Knowledge of electronic notebook and statistical software is desired
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to collaborate with multiple sites and organizations in Ireland and the US
  • Substantial domestic travel in Ireland and some international travel to US is required
  • Post-doctoral fellowship position is for a duration of 12 months



The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for the last 53 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!


Ref: R-18806C
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