Researcher Biophotonics

Researcher Biophotonics

Tyndall National Institute

Cork, Ireland

Reporting to the Head of Biophotonics, the position of Researcher will be expected to work on chemical aspects of the projects in the SFI award. These will mainly include surface-enhanced Raman scattering of body fluids and targeting chemistry for upconverting nanoparticle based diagnostics and manipulation. In the role there will also be tasks supporting the rest of the team, and other team member’s projects.

Responsibilities

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. These positions will offer great opportunities for learning and to become internationally visible as the successful candidates will be part of building a new centre for biophotonics with a potential to become a key player in the field and with excellent infrastructure support.

Reporting to the Head of Biophotonics and or his/her nominee, the Researcher will conduct specified pieces of research as directed. The role of the Researcher will be mainly, but not exclusively, to carry out strategic research activities in order to delivery specific research objectives and outputs. The Researcher will also act as translator in a multidisciplinary research field: of research questions as well as of industry and academic research needs and capabilities; such that highly structured and well defined research projects can be devised, set up and executed. The researcher will be expected to participate in full collaborative projects.

  • Conduct specified programmes of research and participate in developing future research initiatives within the group;
  • Interact closely with postgraduate research students in support of their research in conjunction with an academic supervisor;
  • Work with industry academic and partners to develop calls for proposals for research projects;
  • Contribute to grant proposal writing for EU and other funding streams;
  • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research in which they are engaged, as directed;
  • Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of the research group;
  • Carry out administrative work to support the programme of research;
  • Contribute to costing research grant proposals and assist in the financial management of research projects;
  • Participate in Education and Public Engagement activitie, as required;
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the Tyndall Quality Management system;
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the required Health and Safety standards;
  • Carry out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.

Essential Criteria

  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: chemical engineering, biochemistry, physics, biomedical engineering, biomedicine, or a related field;
  • The candidate must demonstrate an academic record of scientific excellence, independent research;
  • Strong theoretical and experimental skills and hands-on experience with chemistry and/or optical systems are essential;
  • Good communication, writing, organisation and interpersonal skills;
  • Appropriate research experience;
  • Appropriate technical competence and accomplishment;
  • Highly self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative;
  • A capability of working within a project team to achieve results;
  • A commitment to personal development;
  • Good project management skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experiences of relevance for the fields of Raman techniques, surface chemistry, biomedical optics, imaging, spectroscopy, ultrasound-optical interaction for waveguide engineering project and/or within system integration are highly desired.

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