UK: Post-doctoral Research Fellow in School of Medicine and Medical Science at University College Dublin

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Closing Date: 19th September 2013

Ref: 006108

Description: This position concerns the development of algorithms and software for Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA).  Specifically the role is to participate in the maintenance and development of the Clustal Omega and Clustal W packages.  Secondly, the successful candidate will help to develop a system around these to enable users to make very large, very accurate MSAs quickly while using existing information as much as possible. This will include the development of new algorithms for making very large MSAs and tools for visualising and analysing them.  

This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.

The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Salary: €33,975 – €37,750 per annum.Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualification and experience 

To Apply: Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Vacancy website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies 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 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.

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