We are currently recruiting for a Electrophysiologist Post-Doctoral Researcher and a Researcher in eHealth Regulation and Governance to work within the FutureNeuro team. Work with our team of world-leading scientists, researchers and clinicians to tackle chronic and rare neurological diseases.
All further information including a job description and application process for the below role is available on www.rcsi.ie/careers.
Job Title: Electrophysiologist Post-Doctoral Research Position
Department: Physiology & Medical Physics- FutureNeuro Research Centre
Tenure: Specified Purpose Contract for up to 24 months initially
Salary: Appointable at any level on the Postdoctoral Researcher scale depending on prior experience
Reporting to: Prof David C. Henshall
Employed by: RCSI, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland D02 YN77
Overall purpose of this position
The successful candidate will join the team of Prof David Henshall working on identifying novel treatments for Epilepsy. The purpose of the current role is to use multiple electrode array and patch-clamp electrophysiological techniques to identify anti-seizure actions of novel small and large molecules using in vitro models. This will include dissociated cell culture and brain slices from animal models, stem cell models and human brain. In collaboration with an industry partner, the researcher will have access to a novel compound library for screening these molecules. The project should advance from screening in cultured neurons through slices and ultimately provide leads for testing in appropriate preclinical models.
Please apply online with your CV and Covering Letter no later than 5pm on May 31st, 2018.
Title: Researcher in eHealth Regulation and Governance
Will be appointed at either PhD Researcher or Postdoctoral Researcher level depending on qualifications and experience of the applicant
Department: FutureNeuro Research Centre, RCSI
Tenure: Specified Purposes Contract for up to 24 months for postdoctoral researcher or 4 years for PhD researcher
Location: 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Reporting to: Mary Fitzsimons
Start Date: Proposed June, 2018
FutureNeuro is seeking a suitably qualified scholar to conduct research on current and emerging eHealth regulation and governance. eHealth broadly describes the application of information and communication technology in healthcare such as electronic health records, mhealth, electronic patient portals, and telemedicine applications. eHealth is currently seen as a key enabler of quality and safety improvements in health care and services as well as an important facilitator for clinical research. While eHealth mediated clinical care and research brings many opportunities, it may also introduce new risks pointing to the need for attention to appropriate regulation and governance.
The FutureNeuro eHealth portfolio includes development and implementation of APIs for data exchange between devices and applications, data analytics and machine learning, clinical trials of eHealth solutions, development of clinical decision support tools. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary FutureNeuro programme team whose members represent academia, clinical care and industry partners from centres across Ireland.
Please apply online with your CV and Covering Letter no later than 5pm on May 27th, 2018.