28/06/2021

Fully Funded PhD Studentship – Wound Healing

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University College Dublin
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringBiomedical engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/04/2022 17:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Dublin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/05/2022

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a fully funded (fees and stipend), full-time PhD position at the University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. University College Dublin is ranked within the top 1 % of higher education institutions world-wide. The project aims to develop advanced therapy medicinal products for wound healing purposes. The three-dimensional constructs will be developed using state-of-the-art biofabrication technologies (e.g. bioprinting, electrospinning) and an appropriate cell population (e.g. permanently differentiated, stem cells). The produced tissue engineered medicines will be characterised using an array of biochemical, biophysical, biomechanical and biological methods. Preclinical analysis of the produced tissue-like moduli will also be conducted.

Funding Agency:

The project is funded from Science Foundation Ireland, Frontiers for the Future Programme

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To Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their suitability to the post, a detailed CV, transcripts and the contact details of three referees. The application pack should be emailed to Prof. Dimitrios Zeugolis (dimitrios.zevgolis@ucd.ie). Closing date for receipt of applications is 12:00 on 29th of April 2022

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

The candidate should have a 1st or 2:1 Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s in biomaterials, biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, cell biology, biology, biochemistry, or in a related area. The ideal candidate should have experience in as many of the following techniques: scaffold fabrication and characterisation; cell (permanently differentiated and stem cells) culture; molecular biology; protein and gene analysis; preclinical analysis; histology; and immunohistochemistry. The candidate should have excellent communication and organisational skills; be highly motivated and passionate about developing new products; and have strong written, oral and interpersonal skills. The candidate should be able to work independently and as a part of team.

Specific Requirements

The successful candidate will be involved in: Scaffold fabrication and characterisation; Cell acquisition from human tissues; In vitro biophysical, biomechanical, biochemical, biological characterisation of the produced scaffolds; Preclinical evaluation of the produced advanced therapy medicinal products; Conference and Meeting attendance and participation; Report and paper writing; Participation to training courses; Undergraduate teaching and/or laboratory demonstrations; Travel to project partners’ institutes; Other duties relevant to the post.

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University College Dublin
Ireland
Dublin
D04 V1W8
Engineering and Materials Science Centre, Belfield

EURAXESS offer ID: 657629

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