Junior Scientist in Electrophysiology

We are recruiting a Junior Scientist in Electrophysiology

Ulysses Neuroscience Ltd is a private research organisation based in The Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN) at Trinity College Dublin and in the Department of Chemistry at Maynooth University, Ireland. We are a patient-centric company with our roots deeply anchored on foundations of ground-breaking science and translational high-quality research in neurological, neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders.

The Junior Scientist will be based in Maynooth University and will work as part of a multidisciplinary research team which undertakes preclinical and clinical scientific research in a variety of areas including animal models, behavioural pharmacology, molecular and neurophysiological biomarkers and experimental medicine. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in neuroscience, biomedical science or a related field. This role requires independent thinking and execution as well as interpersonal and communications skills, a pro-active sense of ownership and initiative, and discretion in handling confidential information.

Junior Scientist in Electrophysiology

Kildare, Ireland


  • Min. 2 years postdoctoral experience, preferably in preclinical and clinical research
  • Hands-on experience working with rodents and electrophysiological research (e.g., local field potentials, single-unit recordings, sleep EEG)
  • Experience with stereotaxic surgery and operant behavioural testing
  • Place fundamental value on translational research in neuroscience
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Critical interpretation of data and statistical analysis
  • Self-motivated, showing initiative and creative thinking, with a proactive, resourceful attitude to problem solving and solution implementation
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow through with a high-level of accuracy
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic organisation
  • Willingness to learn, share responsibilities, facilitate collaboration, and support the success of others: a team player and an advocate of our company values
  • Ability to build successful relationships with all levels of internal staff and external partners


  • To perform this role successfully the post holder must carry out the following responsibilities;
  • Assisting with studies as required by our research collaborators
  • Working within multidisciplinary teams across different areas of the business
  • Assisting with the analysis of research data
  • Contributing to associated administrative duties

Desirable Requirements:

  • LAST-Ireland accreditation (LAST training will be provided to successful candidates who don’t currently hold it)
  • Proficient in molecular biology and biochemical techniques
  • Experience with voltammetry and/or microdialysis

Get in Touch!

We invite individuals who have an interest in neuropharmacology and patient-centric research to get in touch.
At Ulysses Neuroscience, employees will experience working within high profile industry on emerging scientific research, and have the opportunity to develop their skills in clinical research, biomarker research and in-vivo pharmacology.

If you are interested in joining the Ulysses Neuroscience team please contact us!

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