SAE- 12 Research Assistant in Biophotonics
Contract: Full Time/Fixed Term (6 months)
Purpose of Role
Biophotonics@Tyndall is a newly established collaborative research programme based at the Tyndall National Institute led by Professor Stefan Andersson-Engels. The Group’s focus will be to form close collaborations with clinicians, research centres and companies to accelerate biophotonics technology and rapidly deliver breakthrough technologies into the hands of health-care providers. Using photonics as a driver for the faster development and deployment of more accurate, less invasive diagnostic and treatment methods for cancer and other diseases. The new programme has been formed by the Tyndall National Institute, the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) and University College Cork, under a €5M award from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).
The projects are divided into application- and fundamental-research driven tasks, and are briefly described at www.ipic.ie/team/stefan-andersson-engels/. One temporary 6 month research assistant position is now announced under the program.
The candidate is expected to be creative, self-motivated, and should help create an efficiently and friendly atmosphere within the Biophotonics team and beyond to all teams at IPIC and Tyndall. The position will offer great opportunities for being introduced to the field of biophotonics.
This position may be appointed on the IUA Scales for Research Assistants €22,109-€34,612. Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.
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