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Ph.D. StudentshipSeptember 2017 A PhD position is available in the research group of Aoife McLysaght in Trinity College Dublin to work on comparative genomics of vertebrates with a focus on understanding dosage sensitive genes in terms of evolution and disease. The execution of the project will involve bioinformatics and computer programming as well as statistical analysis of data.

For examples of the kinds of things we work on, look up our papers on PubMed: here

Applicants should be in the final year of, or hold, a bachelor's degree in molecular biology with an interest and aptitude for programming and bioinformatics; or vice versa (computer science bachelor's with an interest in molecular biology). Interest and enthusiasm for molecular evolution is essential.

Students will be expected to be self-motivated and creative and to work closely with other members of the team.

This is a four-year position and comes with a tax-free stipend of 18000euro and covers fees up to EU level (non-EU students may apply, but fees are only covered up to EU rates).
Applications including a cover letter, CV, summary of scientific interests and reasons for being interested in our research group, and contact details for two referees should be sent to Aoife McLysaght at the email address below. Informal discussions prior to application are very welcome. 20th May 2017

It is also possible to apply for Postdoc and Ph.D. fellowships from the Irish Government, with annual deadlines (
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions please email with a cover letter stating your research interests, a full Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact details of two academic referees.
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