Research Assistant – Psychiatry with Prof David Cotter
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Northside Dublin – Title: Research Assistant Department: Department of Psychiatry Tenure: Specified Purpose – up to 4 months, full-time Location: RCSI Education & Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9 Reporting to: Prof David Cotter Salary: Level 1, point 1 of the IUA research scales Proposed Start Date: Immediately Schizophrenia is among the most expensive disorders in terms of quality of life and societal cost and there is an urgent need to improve our understanding the interplay between genetic and environmental factors is important in the disease. We are investigating the plasma protein biomarkers of psychosis using HPLC protein depletion and mass spectrometry based methods. We are using internationally unique samples which we will use for discovery and validation studies. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with Dr Gerard Cagney’s proteomics lab at University College Dublin. Postmortem brain investigation may be a part of this work for purpose of the validation a… – Permanent – Full-timeApply for this job.