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Industry Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Termin ważności:
2020-02-06 - 2020-02-29
Województwo / region:
Dublin, Ireland
Transpharmation Ireland Ltd.

Employer name: Transpharmation Ireland Ltd.

Position location: Lloyd Institute – Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Position title: Industry Post-Doctoral Fellow

Project title: Brain Involvement in Dystrophinopathies (BIND)

Starting date: 1st April 2020 (later/earlier date possible upon discussion)


Company description: Transpharmation is a Contract Research Organisation (CRO) led by scientists. Spun out of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals is a company recognized by drug developers worldwide for researching and delivering life-changing medicines. Our clients benefit from decades of experience in cross-species and cross-therapeutic area translational biology throughout our preclinical services.

Position description: A postdoctoral position is available at the Transpharmation Ireland Ltd., Dublin, Ireland. This position is a part of an international consortium founded by the EU Horizon 2020. The first international project of its kind, including 19 partners, BIND ( aims to better understand the involvement of the brain in Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy (DMD and BMD). Being part of the BIND project, he/she will be directly responsible for the deep phenotyping of multiple transgenic mice lines (DMD transgenic models) and postnatal restoration of dystrophin isoforms using genetic therapies. He/she will have opportunity to act as a project manager of and be involved not only in a scientific part but also in the administrative and financial aspects of the project.


We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and collaborative individual with a strong publication record, who can engage in independent reasoning and is excited about application of a behavioural paradigms and gene-oriented therapies to understand the mechanisms of DMD and BMD brain pathophysiology.

Ideal candidates must have a Ph.D. in neurobiology, neuropharmacology or related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in mouse models and gene-oriented therapies. Prior experience with behavioural analysis (mouse motor and anxiety-related behaviour, cognition, spatial memory) and stereotaxic injections is a plus. The candidate should have excellent writing and communication skills.


We offer:


  • 2-year contract
  • Attractive salary
  • Interesting and challenging work in an international environment.


If you are interested, please send a research statement, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact

information of 3 references to Dr. Ewa Sokolowska by the end of February 2020.

Ewa Sokolowska, PhD

Research and Financial Manager

Transpharmation Ireland Ltd.

Lloyd Institute – Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN)

Trinity College Dublin

Dublin 2, Ireland




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