As part of its programme to provide postdoctoral research opportunities for scholars of proven academic excellence, University College Dublin is pleased to announce the Baraka Iftekhar Khan Newman Fellowship in Lung Cancer. The Baraka Iftekhar Khan Newman Fellow in Lung Cancer will be based in the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science and the Education and Research Centre in St Vincent’s University Hospital as part of a multi-disciplinary team including clinicians, pathologists and surgeons and will also have access to research facilities in the UCD Conway Institute. The Newman Fellow is expected to contribute to the development and continuation of an active research programme which is focused on the analysis of EGFR and ALK mutations and exosomes in lung adenocarcinoma.


The successful candidate will have at least one year’s experience of respiratory medicine at specialist registrar level or hold a doctoral degree and have already published in high impact journals, with an interest in addressing important clinical issues using research methodology. The Baraka Iftekhar Newman Fellowship in Lung Cancer is tenable for two years and comes with a generous stipend.

Informal enquiries regarding this Fellowship may be directed to Professor Michael Keane, Chair of Medicine and Therapeutics, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science (michael.p.keane@ucd.ie)

To apply please visit the UCD Graduate Studies website at: http://www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies/feesfundingandscholarships/scholarships/scholarshipopportunities/and click on ‘Scholarship Opportunities’ and ‘Graduate Research Scholarships’.

A completed Newman Fellowship Application Form, a copy of your CV and 2 Newman Fellowship Referee Form should be returned to:

Dr. Meadhbh O’Halloran, UCD Graduate Studies, UCD Research, Tierney Building, Belfield, Dublin 4
T: 01 716 4047
E: graduatestudies@ucd.ie


The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 30th November 2017.