Archive for May, 2013

Early Stage Researcher (Ph.D. Student) in Quantitative Immunology (x2)

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Applications are invited for two, three-year, generously salaried (39,983 Euro per annum), Ph.D. positions developing mathematical methodologies to study  the immune system on the European Union Marie Curie Initial Training Network on Quantitative T Cell immunology (QUANTI).

The primary restrictions on candidature are: (1) to ensure the international character of the ITN project, applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Ireland for more than 12 months in the last three years immediately prior to the date of selection; (2) candidates must not yet have been awarded the doctorate degree and must be in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent) of their research career; (3) ave a first class or higher second class degree (or equivalent) in a numerate discipline such as mathematics / statistics / computer science / engineering.

Formal details can be found in the official advertisment.

To apply for this post, a detailed CV, including a list of educational experience, motivation letter, research interests and expertise; the names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and contact numbers of two referees whom the University may contact should be sent to: Dr Ken Duffy ( deadline for application is the 31st of July 2013.

Quantitative T cell Immunology EU ITN Meeting

Monday, May 13th, 2013

The inaugural meeting for the FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN (Initial Training Network) project QUANTI (Quantitative T cell Immunology) will take place at the Hamilton Institute on the 29th & 30th of August 2013. The meeting will open at 11am on Thursday the 29th and close at 5pm on the 30th, with all partners expected to be represented.

Further details of the programme will be posted here.

EU Partner organisations: Bayer Technology Services GmbH (Germany); Charité (Germany); DKFZ (Germany); DRFZ (Germany); Institut Pasteur (France); INSERM (France); National University of Ireland Maynooth (Ireland); National University of Ireland Galway (Ireland); NKI (Netherlands); UMCU (Netherlands); Universiteit Utrecht (Netherlands); University of Leeds (UK); University College London (UK).

Associated Partner organisations: AstraZeneca (UK); Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK); TalaveraScience (UK); Unilever SEAC (UK); Universidad de Vigo (Spain); Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (Australia).

Further details of the network can be found on its web-site: QUANTI.