INFANT is now accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the team and help advance research in early brain injury and cerebral palsy. The Postdoctoral Researcher will focus on developing new diagnostic and predictive biomarkers for early detection of brain injury in newborns and high risk children.

Project Title: Cerebral Palsy Foundation Funding

Post Duration: 2 years

Salary:   €43,908 – €50,302 (IUA PD1 Salary Scale)

For an information package including further details of the post see

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof. Deirdre Murray, Dept. of Paediatrics and Child Health and the INFANT centre, UCC, Email:

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Timeon Friday, 31st May 2024. 

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

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