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Postdoctoral Researcher – Ion Channel Physiology, Discipline of Physiology, School of Medicine

NUI Galway
Posted :1 year ago
NUI Galway

NUI Galway

Postdoctoral Researcher – Ion Channel Physiology, Discipline of Physiology, School of Medicine

Posted :1 year ago
Job location
Galway, Ireland
Job category
Job type
Full time
Job Descriptions

Job Description:

The successful candidate will conduct research on the molecular physiology of ion channels and neural signaling. She or he will be the lead postdoctoral researcher responsible for the day-to-day coordination and management of the study, including performing wet-lab experiments, presentation of her or his data in international meetings, writing detailed reports and publication in peer-reviewed journals as appropriate.


  • Perform all the principal aspects of the laboratory work associated with the project.
  •  Provide intellectual input into the research and wider technology development.
  • Disseminate the project’s outputs through presentations / reports and peer-reviewed journal publications as appropriate
  • Carry out other appropriate and relevant duties under the direction of the Principal Investigator.


Qualifications/Skills required:


Essential Criteria:

  • PhD in neuroscience, electrophysiology, or related area with excellent communication, record keeping and organizational skills
  • Evidence of expertise in molecular biology particularly the optimization of mammalian expression systems, cloning and characterization.
  • Evidence of experience in cellular ion channel physiology (in one of the following areas Patch clamp, extracellular recording or microelectrode array technologies)
  • Evidence of expertise in live cell imaging

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, single cell transcriptomics.
  • High motivation for research


PhD in neuroscience

  • Communication Skills
  • Technical Competencies
  • Management Skills
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Research
  • Molecular biology
  • Scientific writing
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